Upcoming Exhibitions and Events – Almost Spring 2016

Closing Reception for Recondite Substance: Nena Amsler, Jonna Lee, Caryl St. Ama, William Solomon – Saturday, Feb 6, 4 – 6 pmrecon_bnr

Please join us for the closing reception of Recondite Substance: Nena Amsler, Jonna Lee, Caryl St. Ama, William Solomon, Saturday, Feb 6, 4-6 pm.  Or, stop by Friday or Saturday, 1-6 pm through February 6.

Saturday, Feb 27, 6-9pm: Opening Reception for In-between Sun and Moon: Takeshi Kanemura and Snezana Saraswati Petrovic

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In-between Sun and Moon: Takeshi Kanemura and Snezana Saraswati Petrovic

Opening Reception: Saturday, Feb 27, 6-9pm
Exhibition Dates: Feb 27 – March 19, 2016

“In-between Sun and Moon” is a collaborative installation/performance art project that explores the in- between spaces of otherness, gender and displacement. With this exhibition Takeshi Kanemura and Snezana Saraswati Petrovic are continuing the artistic dialogue reflecting on the polarities of private vs public space.

The poetic juxtaposition of Sun versus Moon with the humanity in -between, is explored in the organic vs man made materials and monochromatic vs polychromatic color choices.

Each weekend there will be new performance art piece with more collaborators:

02/27 “New Moon” with Mark Dennis McConnell
03/5   “Eclipse” with Mark Dennis McConnell
03/12  “Misty Moon” with Mei Hotta
03/19 “Full Moon” with Satomi Akutsu, Hiroshi Simizu, and Ranwakawa

April 9, 6-9 pm: Mudsling: Alan Nakagawa

musling_emailMudling: Alan Nakagawa
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 9, 6-9 pm
Exhibition Dates: April 9 – 30, 2016

Mudsling
Alan Nakagawa
four aluminum sound beds
two speakers
sound loop
lighting
72.5″ x 48″ photo, ink on aluminum

Mudsling is an emotional response inspired by a six week artist residency in 2015 at the MacDowell Art Colony in Peterboro, New Hampshire. It was Nakagawa’s first group artist residency, first experience in New England, and first experience living in a forest. Compared to his drought stricken home of Los Angeles, this green, lush environment literally ignited a series of artistic breakthroughs for the artist. The sound loop is based on a thunderstorm that passed over the art colony one afternoon. Filled with additional field recordings, subtle frequencies, some folly work and the sound of a marble game by MacDowell staff Blake Tewksbury, Mudsling is a enveloping sound sculpture of nature. While the Presidency campaigns were active in the region, nature constantly reminds us who is still in charge.

Groundspace Project is an artist-run alternative space located just east of the 4th Street bridge in downtown Los Angeles.
Exhibition hours are Friday and Saturday, 1 to 6 pm.
1427 E. 4th St. #4, Los Angeles, CA 90033
310 614-3351

 

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