Fast Forward was included in the Queens International 4 exhibition at the Queens Museum of Art and in the group show Bicycle: people + ideas in motion at the Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. Humphrey will attend the opening reception with BMX pioneer and special guest Dizz Hicks.
BMX Opening Extravaganza featuring Dizz Hicks Sat., June 18, 12-4 pm
Gallery hours: 10 am-5 pm Special event: noon-4 pm
In the gallery
Trick-riding demos and Q&A sessions with artist Ryan Humphrey and BMX pioneer Dizz Hicks – every hour from noon to 4 – accompanied by a DJ.
View three contemporary exhibitions by Ryan Humphrey (Fast Forward), Ed Templeton (The Seconds Pass) and Michael O’Brien (Impact Zone).
The Florida Old School BMX Faction presents:
* A display of a dozen vintage BMX bikes dating from 1976 to the present day.
* A continuous looped screening of the classic BMX documentary Joe Kid on a Stingray, directed by Mark Eaton.
* 1:30-2:30 pm: Day-build of a custom Hoffman Bicycles “Loyalty” BMX frame and fork. Includes a guided “how-to” tutorial on the assembly of a modern BMX bike.
* 2:30-3 pm: Q&A with BMX Faction
* 3:15-3:45 pm: Demos by local riders performing basic BMX ground tricks.
* 4 pm: Free random drawing of a Hoffman Bicycles “Loyalty” model built on site, equipped with custom components. Approximate value: $1,000. Must be present to win.