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Chris Naka

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Bodily Experience   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Cameron Crawford, David Gracie, Rachel Herman, Yun Jeong Hong, Julia Klein, Dani Levanthal, Todd Mattei, Christopher Meerdo, Chris Naka, Erin O’Brien, Steve Reinke, Melanie Schiff, Amy Sillman at Hyde Park Art Center July 17th, 2011 - October 16th, 2011
Posted 8/1/11
Kelly Kaczynski’s “Mouthing (The Sentient Limb)” invites us to use our bodily awareness to explore the artworks in this group exhibition as extensions of ourselves. The result is a series of complex object relation identifications. My head is in the hills (Erin O’Brian’s Mountain Head). My teeth are gleaming in the dark (Rachel Herman’s Deb’s Glowing Teeth). I want to sit here; I want to stick my hand in there; I want to sexually violate this sculpture (Julia Klein’s Stool, Orange Prop, Legs). M... [more]
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Bringing Sexier Back   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Academy Records, Gabriel Bizen Akagawa, Judith Brotman, Paola Cabal, C.C. Ann Chen, Edmund Chia, Jason Dunda, Jeanne Medina with Alexandria Eregbu, Kirk Faber, Ling-An Fang, Andreas Fischer, Brent Garbowski, Greg Grucel), Matthew Harrison, John Henley, Alex Herrera, Greyson Hong, Paul Hopkin, Laura Hsieh, Carol Jackson, MIAO JIAXIN, Steven L Jones, Jason Jozwiak, James Kao, Ana Ut Kei, Mayumi Lake, Erin LaRocque, Diego Leclery, Heeran Lee, Kirsten Leenaars, Ei Jane Janet Lin, Zihan Loo, Maya Mackrandilal, Joe Mault, Helen McElroy, Jon Monteverde, MZL, Chris Naka, Heidi Norton, Susannah Papish, Jamilee Polson, Qing Yang and Tim Schade, Johannah Silva, Joshua Slater, Eliot Taguiam, Rebecca Walz, Jenyu Wang, Jiankun Xie, Wang YeFeng, Naomi Yorke, Chien-An Yuan, Alex Zak at Zhou B Art Center March 11th, 2011 - April 10th, 2011
Posted 3/21/11
A slight woman in a white bridal dress and a man in a tux hand out perfume test strips from a card table in front of the door. I’m not sure why. There’s a crowd gathered around and the man is eagerly pushing the strips in people’s faces with an enormous smile. Little white strips litter the ground spreading out from the table, dispersed like a star burst. Sexier is not your average titillating erotica show. Instead, textures—tactile and visual—assert themselves through a majority of the work, exu... [more]
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