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Elyse Mallouk

Mallouk_install_web Free Diamonds   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Elyse Mallouk at Triple Base Gallery May 15th, 2009 - July 26th, 2009
Posted 7/19/09

  It is hard to escape the symbolism of diamonds: love, eternity, power. It is also difficult to ignore their realities: war, murder, slave labor. Filled with digitally printed and cut-out images of diamonds, Elyse Mallouk's Trickle-down: Yours for the Mining at Triple Base investigates the dichotomies inherent in value and art. Gems fall, drip and dance down the walls of the gallery's basement. Descending into the damp, dark cellar, the installation brings to mind the Goonies' search for treasure... [more]

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Torreya Cummings, Nina Elder, Alicia Escott, Chris Fitzpatrick, Julia Goodman, Justin Hurty, Cameron Kelly, Elyse Mallouk, Raphael Noz, Brandon Walls Olsen, Weston Teruya, Jessica Tully, Imin Yeh at Big White Truck Gallery June 21st, 2009 - December 31st, 2009
Posted 7/11/09

Interim Infills—a 3.5 hour public intervention featuring site-specific work by thirteen artists—took place in what co-curators Sally Szwed and Dan Phelan described as an “underused and underappreciated urban matrix.” Taking the form of a walking tour, the exhibition spanned a complex tangle of roads, ramps, pedestrian walkways, bridges, and meridians above and below the freeway interchange at Cesar Chavez Street and Potrero Avenue in San Francisco. Each work had a fairly ephemeral and porta... [more]

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