Memphis Manifest - Hosted By Bora Da Explorer March 27 2018, 0 Comments


(FGE, Solid Clod, Courtesy @Boaradaexplorer)

In less than 2 weeks our Tennessee brother @boradaexplorer will be curating and hosting one of the sickest custom freight train exhibits to ever take place.We caught up with him recently to find out more.


(Personal Collection, Image Courtesy @Boaradaexplorer)

TMM:
Bora you’ve been taking flicks and exploring for many years. Tell us about how this show relates to your work as a photographer and an artist.”


(Personal Collection, Image Courtesy @Boaradaexplorer)

Bora:
Memphis Manifest is a  H O scale & freight graffiti exhibition. It is a look at my personal collection of hand painted model trains and art I've accumulated through my seven years of traveling and photographing freight and graffiti throughout the country.


(Personal Collection, Image Courtesy @Boaradaexplorer)


It will feature over 400 hand painted trains, along with select freight and graffiti photos shot by me. There will be a 6'x3' detailed track display running. The show will also include artists canvases, a sticker exchange table, black booking, & hard copy photo trading.


(Personal Collection, Image Courtesy @Boaradaexplorer)

TMM:
Whoa 400 trains from individual writers! That’s crazy! How did you end up choosing the location for the show?


(Anemal, CBS Crew, @Boaradaexplorer)

Bora:
I choose the city of Memphis because it is a city built around the railroad. With CN BNSF UP CSX & NS running through it. It is a great central hub for freight from around the country.


(Paser, MFK, Courtesy @Boaradaexplorer)

TMM:
In terms of Memphis and it’s art community, tell us about how the show comes together to bridge the gap between street art/graffiti and the city of Memphis.


(Personal Collection, Image Courtesy @Boaradaexplorer)


Bora:
The city is full of color and the local writers take pride in their graffiti history. I'm excited to bring my collection to Memphis and hope to see y'all at the show.


(Toby, 42 Crew, Courtesy @Boaradaexplorer)

TMM:
We’ll do our best, thank you brotha!


(Image Courtesy @Boaradaexplorer)

Bora:

Likewise, thank you.
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Crosstown Arts Gallery ‪
1350 Concourse Ave ‬
Memphis, TN, USA
$5 Admission