I am very excited to announce a new solo exhibition on the campus of California State Long Beach.
The opening reception is this Sunday, October 2nd from 5-7pm
Location: Marilyn Werby Gallery,
California State University Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
Gallery Hours the following week after the opening reception are as follows:
Monday and Tuesday (Oct. 3&4): 12pm-5pm
Wednesday (Oct. 5): 12pm-7pm
Thursday (Oct. 6): 12pm-5pm
Here is a brief statement of what themes I am exploring in this work:
As time and technology advance, we are increasingly more connected. Rapid communication and acquisition of information is progressively convenient and becoming the norm. Despite all of these seemingly exciting and beneficial changes, I find myself struggling. I can’t help but ask my self:
“What is it exactly that I am connecting myself TO?”
“Why do I feel empty with contact at my finger tips?”
“How many hours have I spent looking at my phone today?”
“Does anyone else feel this way?”
As modern practices as a contemporary artist require more time “online”, I feel pressure to “stay connected”. I find myself struggling. I can’t help but ask myself:
“What happens if I choose to disconnect; what will happen to my visibility?”
“How will anyone see my work if it isn’t online? Does anyone value physical platforms as a regular checked source of information?”
“Where is the connection to my physical body going if I spend so much time in a digital realm?”
It is here that I find myself torn between two realities. To function as both a physical body in this tangible state, and as mental energy to exist in an indefinite space of expanding technology.
This show will feature video installation work and fiber structures
I hope to see you there,