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Exhibition Detail
Small Solos
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

May 14th, 2014 - June 15th, 2014
May 14th, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Creaturas hasta el fin del mundo, Melissa Godoy NietoMelissa Godoy Nieto,
Creaturas hasta el fin del mundo, 2012
© Courtesy of the artist & The BRIC Arts | Media House
Tue-Sun 10-6

Accompanying and complimenting The 26th Annual Student Exhibition will be small solo shows by artists Vandana Jain and Melissa Godoy Nieto, set up on the outside walls of the gallery at BRIC House. These two Brooklyn-based emerging artists use symbolic languages to examine individuality, culture, history, and the social fabric.

Vandana Jain is interested in examining the influence of corporate and consumer culture on modern life, contrasting hand-made and machine; individual and conglomerate. Her work often uses well-known corporate logos, slogans, wrappers, and packaging, placing these elements into quasi-religious contexts and/or creating ritualistic spaces.

Melissa Godoy Nieto is a multidisciplinary Mexican artist and designer, now based in Brooklyn, whose work incorporates hand-made interactions, colors, and textures in a contemporary frame using alternative techniques and structures, often referencing the vibrant palette, dynamic and hand crafted aesthetic of Mexican culture.

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