“PAPERLAND”- an exhibition focused on paper work.
Santa Monica, CA- Bergamot Station Arts Center- ADC Contemporary & Building Bridges International Art Exchange will present “PAPERLAND”, curated by M. Caichiolo an exhibition focused on works on paper, that explores and manipulate the materiality of paper itself. Especially popular throughout Chinese, Indian, and Judaic histories and cultures, the medioum offers the challenge of increased intricacy and demands the patience that its delicacy necessitates.
This exhibition includes paper cut works, objects, installations, and mixed media based on paper.
Arcangel Constantini seduce us with "Semiscope" an artifact (installation), based on the vision persistence , phenomena. A principle
Simulator of moving images on paper established by Joseph Plateau in 1829.
Béatrice Coron offers dense tableaus of cities populated with wires, skyscrapers, and control towers. She captures the details found in daily living, but she refuses to edit the man-made items that litter an environment.
Carlos Molina is bringing to us a magical world of powerful forms and colors. He make a strong statement with the objects repetition.
Karen Perry is building-units which together give rise to a form, is taking the idea of the puzzle for the construction of the Work.
Arcangel Constantini was born in Mexico, the experimentation visual-audio is been one of his fundamental practice in solo and group production. He works at Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art in Mexico DF. Constantini received grants from FONCA, Rockefeller, Macarthur, Bancomer among others. His work has been showcased in Argentina, Germany, Spain, Holland, Australia, USA, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Italy, Korea, England, Puerto Rico, Canada.
Béatrice Coron was raised in Lyon, France, but has based her studio in New York City since 1984. With experience that spans over sixty exhibitions during the past fourteen years, her works may be found in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Getty, the National Gallery of Art, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, San Francisco's Legion of Honor, the Pierpoint Morgan Library and Museum, and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.
Carlos N. Molina was born in the West Coast of Puerto Rico. He moved to New York City in 1993 after living and studying in Los Angeles, Paris and South Korea. His work has been exhibited in Puerto Rico, New York, Japan, Hong Kong and across the United States. Currently his work is part of EL Museo del Barrio Biennial, the most important showcase of Latino Art in NYC. Molina’s medium is paper, which he transforms into intricate miniature three- dimensional sculptures.
Karen Perry was born in Mexico City, she studied the Bachelor of Arts at the National School of Painting, Sculpture and Engraving "La Esmeralda" at the National Center for the Arts, INBA, where he served as a teacher's academic outreach workshop Engraving from 2007 to 2009. Today she imparts Sensorial Perception Workshop to the drawing at the Center for the Arts in Baja California, also works in the Graphic Workshop Center itself non-toxic. Lives and works in the city of Ensenada, Baja California.
Join us for our official grand opening and the Opening reception for “PAPERLAND” January 14th. 2012 at 5:30 pm at our new location Bergamot Station Arts Center, 2525 Michigan Ave. F2, Santa Monica, 90404.