Plastic Sunshine

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Plastic Sunshine

1427 E. 4th St. #4
Los Angeles, CA 90033
July 5th, 2013 - August 17th, 2013

downtown/east la
Friday and Saturday, 1 to 6 pm or call for an appointment.
video-art, sculpture, mixed-media, installation, performance


Adrian Culverson splices sculpture and painting to create hyper-real and imagined worlds that bring to the foreground the psychological reasons and impulses behind consumer choices.

Jacqueline Bell Johnson’s sculptures are a record of her daily observances of both organic and architectural forms; their tension balanced by the use of craft processes.

Initially painting scenes from her memory, Kristin Frost then explores how those memories fade over time through the destruction and reassembling of those paintings into sculptural collages.

Performance artist Takeshi Kanemura combines eastern and western ideas into a single cohesive object through the use of paint and dance.

For Mihyang Kim, the precarious state of nature and the human environment impact work, which she considers to be records of her personal experience.

The digital and virtual worlds are the interest of artist Kelsey Kimmel, who makes installations and video projections that celebrate the glitch, errors that for her, function because of their imperfection; creating unpredictable tensions to initiate new perceptions of space and place.

Clarke Latta Henry III uses multiple images and/or objects as a means to pose questions, the work is an example of his own arbitrary logic, implicating a possibility of any number of experiences and perspectives.

Mike McLain uses color and texture in his paintings to create illusions that challenge our normal habits of observation.

Julie Orr explores the attraction/repulsion impulse by using disposable goods such as plastic containers and cosmetics to create images, sculptural paintings, and installations that embrace the excessive.

Christine Marie Salama uses the ancient medium of encaustic to create works of modern history exploring themes of a contemporary self amidst a traditional cultural past.

Conchi Sanford uses plastic and tape to create interactive pieces which displaces the viewer as they enter, allowing for a moment of tranquility and peace in her latest confrontation with ephemerality and subjective analysis of her own beginnings as an artist.

 Yoony Takeuchi is a painter who makes performance-based video.