September 13 – October 25, 2014

The Corruption of Time’s Dust

Nadia Belerique, Richard Fedoruk, Steven Hubert, Sylvain Sailly and Tegan Moore

Nadia Belerique, The Archer 2, 2014. Inkjet photograph mounted to aluminum and plexi glass, 20 x 20″.

Nadia Belerique, The Archer 2, 2014. Inkjet photograph mounted to aluminum and plexi glass, 20 x 20″.

The Corruption of Time’s Dust is an exhibition of work by Nadia Belerique, Richard Fedoruk, Steven Hubert, Sylvain Sailly and Tegan Moore.

Time Dust (1992) is a work by James Rosenquist which uses the layering of several different printing methods to form a gigantic image of a delirious pop spacescape. This same process was used in the advertising of the time, where the integration and technical development of several mediums helped to produce a seamless and fantastical space. This was a seamlessness that montage had not yet achieved. Its convincing definition and realism, coupled with the spatial juxtaposition adopted from collage, depicted a proto-digital delirium – where the interior states of objects and figures spread out into a continuum.

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November 7 – December 4, 2014

Big Beige Eyes

Kalli Niedoba

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Big Beige Eyes is a solo exhibition of work by Kalli Niedoba inspired by the upscale beige-tinted interior of a Los Angeles branch of Citibank. The bank has invested in interior design as a means to orchestrate social order; The bank seeks to meet the goals of finance. As people line up, they are accounted for as customers of varying class standing – and a pseudo-democratic welcome desk stands waiting as an artifice of infrastructure.

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September 27, 2014

Adjacencies

Cindy Mochizuki, Dennis Ha, Felicia E. Gail, Lauren Marsden and SPOOX (Julia Feyrer and Pietro Sammarco)

Semi-Public site, photo by Dennis Ha

Presented in conjunction with Access Gallery and grunt gallery, Adjacencies is an evening of site-responsive performances and installations involving audio projections, provisional shelters, fortunes, parades and cake cutting by Vancouver-based artists Cindy Mochizuki, Dennis Ha, Felicia E. Gail, Lauren Marsden and SPOOX (Julia Feyrer and Pietro Sammarco).

Taking place over 6 hours on September 27 at the new outdoor project site Semi-Public at 271 Union Street, Adjacencies marks the soft-launch of 221A’s 10-year long program to commission work that considers the changing dynamics of Chinatown and the surrounding communities.

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