AMY KNOLES, WAEWDAO SIRISOOK & MICHAEL SAKAMOTO IN “WHITE SCREEN”. PHOTO: JANELLE WEATHERFORD
In our current environment in which we are assaulted by a cacophony of white noise at every turn, a constant barrage of words and images, there is little room for contemplation. Some of
A group exhibition that includes works by Kim Abeles, David Hollen, Jeremy Mora, Robert Reynolds, Sia Aryai.
Curated by Gemma Sonego
November 12-30, 2010
Roughly translated as “the qualities of the mind,” the exhibition’s title provides salient clues as to the category of what it investigates. Many of the words we use to describe the visual world — form, shape, texture, contour, etc — have metaphorical implications for viewing the mind as an energy construct, a formless force both universal and infinitely variable. All of the artists assembled by Forma Mentis curator Gemma Sonego at Gallery Aryai are working in and around this vein of inquiry, supersaturating often non-traditional materials with a density of personal, political, and emotional significance.