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Exhibition Detail
Are We Not Drawn Onward to New Era?
Curated by: Ashley Zelinskie
566 Johnson Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11206


October 28th, 2011 - November 28th, 2011
Opening: 
October 28th, 2011 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
, Evan ChamberlainEvan Chamberlain
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.566johnsonave.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
williamsburg/greenpoint
EMAIL:  
ashley@566johnsonave.com
PHONE:  
646.284.6364
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
RISD (Rhode Island School of Design)
TAGS:  
Ashley Zelinskie, Are We Not Drawn Onward to New Era?, evan chamberlain, The Active Space mixed-media, digital, installation, video-art, conceptual, sculpture
> DESCRIPTION

Examining the dialog between opposites, Evan Chamberlain’s installation of small and medium sized works Are We Not Drawn Onward to New Era? is a collection of works that looks at our tendencies to see and interpret the world through equal opposites. Drawing inspiration from bilateral symmetry of the body, mind, political ideologies, palindromes, simple mathematics and observations of light, to ask how important the organization of right and left ratios are in human life and art. Aesthetic and formal qualities of the world around us have an undeniable ability to rely on dualistic orders. Are We Not Drawn Onward to New Era ask how deeply have these understanding affected us and how much control do we have over how they dictate meaning in our lives? Comprised entirely of new works from the artist spanning the last 12 months and taking aim at what the insights and consequences of bifurcation can be.


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