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Lisa Ross

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Current Exhibitions and Events
Mar, 2015 BEYOND 1.1
Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert Gallery

Using a visual medium to record something as intangible as faith, as subjective as spirituality, may seem like a paradox; however, it is a challenge that has allowed me to investigate boundaries of genre. By focusing primarily on the sites themselves - their delicate structures, ephemeral materials, and organic connection to the desert landscape - I hope to reveal elements of transcendence and devotion. I am most interested in images which push beyond their role as document; my decision not to include people in the religious landscape departs from a photojournalistic reading, thereby creating a direct and intimate experience between viewer and object. Because of their physical nature, the images dialogue with a history of land art and earthworks. This body of work made at holy sites in North West China in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, has a direct connection to history and place. The Uyghurs are a Turkic Muslim "ethnic minority." Visitation to the tombs of the saints is historically a central aspect of Uyghur spiritual practice and deeply influenced by Sufi Mysticism.


Solo Exhbitions

Bachelor of Arts; Sarah Lawrence College, New York, USA

Recent Exhibits

Lisa Ross participated in these exhibits:

Oct, 2013 Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1
Industry City
Feb, 2013 Living Shrines of Uyghur China
Rubin Museum of Art
Dec, 2011 Art in a Box: Charity Sale
Masters & Pelavin (currently closed )
Oct, 2011 Lisa Ross: After Night
Asya Geisberg Gallery
Jul, 2010 Gimme Shelter
Mixed Greens Gallery
Apr, 2010 Sacred Rapture
Galerie Kashya Hildebrand
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