Parade of Spirits: Portraits by Neil Kohl at Gravy Studio

Without a doubt, last year’s most magical artifact of Krampuslauf Philadelphia/Parade of Spirits was the collection of Polaroid portraits that Neil made.

mystery woman, will we ever find out who you are?
mystery woman, will we ever find out who you are?

 

Last Friday night was the opening of Neil’s exhibit of these portraits at Gravy Studios, right along the Parade route on Second St., across from Standard Tap. Gravy will be holding an OPEN HOUSE between 6 and 8 PM on the night of the Parade (December 17th! Quite soon!) so that out-of-town folks can get a chance to see these images up close.

Security was very heavy at the opening.

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Everything looked great!

it's them.

We have our family’s images (Tuck missed out, sadly) wheatpasted onto the walls of one of our staircases at home. I would love to cover all of Northern Liberties with them!

And I really wish these were in a book, too. Wheatpasted everywhere, and in a book!

Neil is planning to give a workshop in this particular Polaroid film from 1-3 at the gallery, before the parade; and then, again, the gallery will be open until 8 for viewing. So exciting!