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Darcy Dahl

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Birthplace
Fargo, ND

Birth year
1964

Lives in
Bronx, NY

Works in
Bronx, NY

Website

Schools
Golden Valley Lutheran College, 1982
University of Minnesota, 1989

Tags
detritus, residual, mixed-media, realism, installation, video-art, performance, traditional, digital, figurative, exhibition/performance

Statement

 

“The object of drawing is, for me as an epistemological artist, is firstly, to see: to challenge my perceptions - to refine and expand my ability to perceive. We assume objects as symbols to incorporate them into our lives effectively; the daily grind can “mute” or “freeze” what i consider mercurial reality - context is ever shifting. So by drawing, I am not just “seeing” an object anew - I aim for original, singular experiences. I make anti-signs (or anti-symbols). The act of the curdling of practical perception from objective reality is a physiologic one—processed by the body/brain in an emotionally visceral response. By displaying the residue of my experience and some of the procedure I employ in digesting my response to it, I attempt to create an opportunity to an empathic experience os seeing something anew, that labels might fall away, and somehow experience an emotional response (receptive cathexis) similar to mine when I experience the mundane singularly (the function of drawing).”

 

Recent Exhibits

Darcy Dahl participated in these exhibits:

May, 2009 3rd Annual Mott Haven Open Artist Studio Tour
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
 
Jul, 2008 INSULA
Bronx Museum of the Arts
 
Mar, 2008 "Solos"
Haven
 
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