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09.14.2019 | Opening reception: I’m Like My Eyes | Free

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Categories: Visual Arts


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Katherine Avant
Claudia Torres-Ambriz
Ivana Popov
Marcia Pandolfi
Blueberry Morningsnow
Amy Reidel

Organized by Aleta Lanier

September 14 – October 12, 2019
Opening September 14, 6-9 pm

The dissolution or dispersion of self: one is a poem that invites this experience through highly attuned perception and connection, the other a dream that balks at a self-dissolution through surreal shock and dislocation. In art making, this experience can be a generative force; it is arguably the genesis of every impulse for expression. It exists before any wrangling of signature style or distillation into a body of work, and it may reappear many times in an artist’s process. It is a force that initiates a self-building, taking the form of uncertain sketches or scribblings which may never be fully realized – that’s not their purpose. The works in this show are aspects of this phenomenon as experienced by seven individuals.

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