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Curator Emily Butler

AWAD Members visited Terrains of the Body in our first collaboration with the UK Friends of NMWA (National Museum of Women in the Arts)

Images of the visit: All credit to Chris King www.ckpho.to

AWAD Members visited Terrains of the Body at the Whitechapel Gallery, an exhibition drawn from the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, U.S.), this collection display showcases photography and video work by seventeen contemporary artists from around the world. We were lucky to have curator Emily Butler take us through this fascinating exhibition.

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By turning their camera to women, including themselves, these artists embrace the female body as a vital medium for storytelling, expressing identity and reflecting individual and collective experience.

 

With Marina Abramovic on the left

This event was our first collaboration with the UK Friends of NMWA and was kindly facilitated by Beth Colocci of UK NMWA  and Joanna Bryant, AWAD Member and co-chair of the London Chapter.

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Art Rickshaw at the Asia House Art Fair (16-19 March)

Art Rickshaw presents ‘Traditional Art and Embroidery’, an exhibition that will take place during the Asia House Fair that runs from 16th to 19th March 2017 at Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London.

Art Rickshaw is the authorized UK representative for XQ Vietnam, one of the foremost silk embroidery houses. The works featured in the exhibition is shown above (image courtesy of Art Rickshaw).
Each year Asia House, a Pan-Asian organisation in the UK hosts a bustling Asian Bazaar showcasing cultural products and experience from different regions of Asia. For more information visit the Asia House website by clicking here.

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Elisa Contemporary Art – “Through her Eyes: A Southern California Perspective of our World”.

Elisa Contemporary Art is pleased to present “Through her Eyes:  A Southern California Perspective of our World“. This two-woman show features Southern California Abstract artists Kimber Berry and Stephanie Cate. The show runs through May 25th.

The artists interpret the universe in art – revealing their impressions of our environment on earth both naturally created and impacted by our human interactions, as well as our surrounding planets.

The exhibit will include two series by Kimber Berry  – Liquid Landscapes and Plastic Gardens. (Thank You for the Magic Carpet Ride 2014- featured above) Berry’s work represents the intersection of technology, nature and humanity.  Her paintings are boldly colorful, in constant motion and multi-dimensional.  She masterfully integrates cut and layered digital elements imposed on paper and vinyl with pure paint creating a dance between the virtual world and the organic universe.

Emerging Los Angeles artist, Stephanie Cate, takes  traveling far into space…approximately 390 million miles…and more precisely to the planet Jupiter.  The exhibit will feature the Europa series, both paintings on Wood Panel, and studies on paper.  This series is based on the moon, Europa and Cate’s fascination with this planet, it’s structure and the potential for life.

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Time / Frame – Sharon Katz and Véronique Sunatori at Studio Sixty Six (23/Feb – 25/Mar)

Studio Sixty Six presents Time / Frame –  Sharon Katz and Véronique Sunatori an exhibition running from 23rd February to 25th March.

“Staging in the sense we are talking about is a kind of framing; in theatre, the stage is the frame that allows us to make sense of what is to follow – that the execution wasn’t really an execution, that the newlyweds aren’t really married. While not a part of the performance itself, the frame is what allows us to see it as a performance.”

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Sharon Katz and Véronique Sunatori, two artists at disparate points in their lives and careers, explore the themes of temporality and materiality through their contrastive but complementary works.

An accomplished animator and filmmaker, Sharon Katz brings her mixed media work incorporating pages of encyclopedias, ink, paint and found objects to the exhibition. Katz’s works depict movement and action, merging the stasis of her painted frames with the vitality in her work, notable in String Theory, where the tennis player yearns to engage below the glass with the ball, finding itself in a “perpetual state of suspended animation.” Katz has only recently begun working with paint and its role in her work varies within each piece – from background to foreground, from heavy touches to light. Also recently designing sets for theatrical production, Katz is cognizant of the ways in which each work becomes a storyboard, a natural extension from animation.

Véronique Sunatori, currently working towards her MFA at York University, creates works that offer alternative perspectives, as can easily be seen in her series of severed and modified frames, effectively reintroducing the “staging” of artwork as the art itself, albeit disjointed from its original purpose and appearance. Sunatori also incorporates her identity, born to a Japanese father and Québécoise mother, to her Portraits series, wherein she has drawn over the glass covering photographic portraits of the artist, and her Skillfully series, which references traditional Japanese wood and paper screens. For Sunatori, invoking sculptural forms allows for her work to breathe conceptually and both asks for and offers up alternative points of view.

Staged together in the juxtaposing space of the gallery, the performativity accomplished through the two artists’ works is present, provoking debate on the functionality of staging and framing and, indeed, of a suspension of disbelief.

Text by Rose Ekins, Curator

For more information click here.

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AWAD member galleries to participate in Art on Paper

AWAD is pleased to share that two member galleries are participating in Art on Paper. Susan Eley Fine Art is delighted to be participating in Art on Paper New York for the first time. At Booth D4 they are featuring work by Angela A’Court, Caryn Azoff, Karin Bruckner, David Collins, James Isherwood, Chase Langford and Kathy Osborn.

S Artspace Gallery is excited to present works that push the medium’s boundaries on all sides, depicting the many different ways paper can be transformed and utilized to create art. At Booth E12 they are featuring works by CADO de Lannoy Esther Rosa
Lori Schouela Victor Spinelli.

Art on Paper is on Manhattan’s Pier 36 in March 2 – 5th.

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