9:30 PM- "HOW TO BREAK UP BY TEXT"
Comedians (and No Text Weekend co-creators!) Allison Goldberg + Jen Jamula are dissecting your REAL break up text screenshots live on stage. Cue cringing emoji.
10:30 PM- "IT'S NOT AN EMOJI, IT'S JUST MY FACE."
Stand-up w/ NYC's best, including:
8PM- SOFAR SOUNDS Secret Concert
We're teaming up with Sofar Sounds, creators of intimate music gigs around the world, for a special NTW concert. Join us for BYOB and ridiculously talented musicians at a secret location.
12 PM- 6 PM - SMASH SALE! with Casey Opstad
What would you rather do than text? Probably smash stuff. F*ck that teacup.
4 PM- 6 PM - reset ARTIST TALK + CLOSING PARTY
See below for more information. The gallery will be open beginning at noon, and The Haiku Guys will be there to make poetry of your texts!
Friday's events were presented in partnership with
7 PM- "GHOSTBUSTING"
When the going gets tough, the tough get ghosting. Panel with Q&A to follow so you can ask your most pressing questions, including, "Why, God, why?" Featuring:
Benjy Hansen-Bundy (GQ Magazine)
Andrew Levine (Distractify)
Michelle Toglia (Bustle)
Kathryn Kattalia (Bustle)
Moderated by: Allison Goldberg & Jen Jamula (Blogologues)
reset Open now through 9/25 at Garis & Hahn. Wed-Sun. Noon-6 PM.
This art exhibition features artists Sarah Hardie, Ian Hatcher, Jenn Hyland, Eric Pickersgill, Allison L. Wade, and Fischer Cherry whose works explore moments of disconnect in our daily communication. From large-scale photographs and paintings to audio installations, the selected artists consider personal interactions that are mediated by technology. Curated by Kimi Kitada.
TURN YOUR TEXTS INTO POETRY
The Haiku Guys and Gals will be providing complimentary analog communication services. They can deftly translate any emoji, sext message, or series of misinterpreted sarcastic statements into custom typewritten poems, delivered anywhere in the region. They'll be joining us Friday night and Sunday!
STREET ART SOUNDING BOARD
8 PM- "UNABBREVIATED STORIES"
Been trying for ages to get into The Moth? We're featuring some of their top storytellers, including:
Adam Wade (20-time Moth champ!)
6PM - HAPPY HOUR at Darling
Looking for a place to just hang out and talk to other humans? Join us at this text-free happy hour WITH FREE ALCOHOL.
*The Haiku Guys & Gals will be at ALL Friday night events!*
The Primate, NYC's ubiquitous creature of the street, will be posted up all around town, beckoning the passersby to pick up the phone and share their thoughts. Presumably, things will get weird, and the best voicemails will be used as inspiration for a piece of art, to be presented at TBA location.