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Art Basel at the National Hotel – UofArts I’m Here Waiting For You
December 5 @ 8:00 pm - December 9 @ 11:30 pm
Join the National Hotel and The University of the Arts in Philadelphia for their Art Basel Hotel “takeover,” I’m here waiting for you: UArts at the National.
The takeover will feature new works of art by prominent artist-alums including Hironaka & Suib (Nadia Hironaka BFA ‘97 & Matthew Suib BFA ‘95), Stephen (Espo) Powers ‘93 and Deborah Willis BFA ‘75. Artworks will transform the National Hotel inside and out, and will include a rooftop neon installation, a video projection on the rear facade of the hotel, and a photographic installation throughout the first floor of the hotel.
The title of the takeover, I’m here waiting for you, was coined by Stephen (Espo) Powers ‘93. UArts and the National will host the public reception on Thursday, December 6.
The Art Basel events will feature live entertainment by performing artist-alums of UArts, including vocalist Keandra Cordero BM ‘10.
Each guest will receive one complimentary beverage from our sponsors Lamborghini Winery and Biscayne Bay Brewing Company