Melody Owen

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Melody Owen’s Dada-damaged Collage   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Melody Owen at Elizabeth Leach Gallery March 4th, 2010 - March 27th, 2010
Posted 3/8/10
  In the past few years, Portland artist Melody Owen has participated in so many artist-in-residency programs that it has become an integrated aspect of her practice: She travels to make work and, in turn, makes work about the travel. Yet her output—sculpture, video, drawings, collage—resists the superficial glance of a rootless tourist. If the imagery we encounter in Letters from Switzerland, made during a 2009 residency in Aarau, Switzerland, is occasionally alien or... [more]