Closed until September 13

Summer Break

Arvo Leo, Cultural Harmony Grove (2013) as part of House Advantage.Photo by Dennis Ha.

Arvo Leo, Cultural Harmony Grove (2013) as part of House Advantage.Photo by Dennis Ha.

221A’s exhibition space is closed for the month of August!
Join us on September 12 for the opening reception of The Corruption of Time’s Dust as part of Swarm 2014 with artists Nadia Belerique, Richard Fedoruk, Steven Hubert, Sylvain Sailly and Tegan Moore. Curated By Julian Hou.

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 works 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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June 7 – July 26, 2014

And He Built A Crooked House

Lauren Cherry and Max Springer, Nicolas Sassoon and Valérian Goalec

And He Built A Crooked House is an exhibition of works by Lauren Cherry and Max Springer (Los Angeles), Valérian Goalec (Brussels) and Nicolas Sassoon (Biarritz/Vancouver) that explores French theorist Georges Bataille’s concept of Base Materialism.

The exhibition takes its title from a short story by Robert A. Heinlein involving a house newly designed by the protagonist Quintus Teal that, as a result of an unexpected earthquake, challenges the traditional structure of linear architecture. The house amalgamates into a 4-dimensional object which renders it into a baseless foundation that can only be described as a blob mixture of multi-functional provisions.

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