Finding someone with like sensibilities is very rare and beautiful. Explore this page to see the many collaborative projects Mikel has been part of. To see more about The Visual Passion Duo (Mikel and Gerard) click on "Find Out More" below.
"The Passing" in progress-The Visual Passion Duo
The Passing, 2011, 5' x 15'
Mikel Frank (L) and Gerard Amsellem, 2011, The Passing
ACTIVATE, 2012, 80" x 120"
Mikel (left) and Gerard painting in Mikel's former studio in Maplewood, NJ, 2011
In 2019, Gerard and Mikel had a major exhibition at The Iris Gallery at South Orange Performing Art Center (SOPAC). This is the video walkthrough of that show.
This Demo/Performance was done at The Pierro Gallery in South Orange, NJ. Music by Dylan Frank, aka, daedaepivot
In conjunction with the exhibition, MICA: Then and Now, Presented by Ethan Cohen and curated by Barry Nemett.
Vinyl woven fabric and nuts and bolts from Gates Project in Central Park, 2005
Christo and Jeanne-Claude Gates in Central Park, NYC 2005
Christo & Jeanne-Claude's Gates in Central Park, 2005
2012 - The first exhibition of MICA: Then and Now was at the Ethan Coen Gallery in NYC and his Kunshtalle Beacon (KuBe) in Beacon, NY
A video document by John Thornton of the exhibition I co-curated at The Noyes Museum in Ocean City, NJ. It was quite the labor of love. Gerard and I did a live painting performance/demo (see video)
At the Noyes Museum, Gerard and Mikel painting live. Creating "Blue" to the live music of ETHEL. Video by John Thornton