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Romer Young Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Double Heading
1240 22nd St
San Francisco, CA 94107

March 14th, 2008 - April 25th, 2008
March 14th, 2008 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
© courtesy of the Artist and Ping Pong Gallery
Potrero District
Tue-Wed by appointment; Thu-Sat 11-5

Ping Pong Gallery is pleased to announce its first solo exhibition with Deric Carner.

Deric Carner uses drawing and graphic forms as a way of navigating  and relating to the world. He
is a collector and manipulator of signs  and messages, incorporating visual and textual fragments
into an  overcoded vocabulary. They are taken from a globalized environment and mindset that is
so loaded with signs and references, that meaning is constantly disintegrating or reforming around
deracinated forms.

On view at Ping Pong Gallery are a series of hand-painted graphic  posters which take an uncanny
pleasure in naming and associating. Odd  objects are paired with headline references to fictional and
real locales, movements and people. These elliptical markers invite  viewers to enter a territory of
ouble, negated and hidden meaning.  This work emerges from a perspective of rational skepticism;
yet moves beyond towards the paradoxical freedom and tensions of semiotic vertigo.

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