Yevgeniya Kaganovich and Nathaniel Stern
Curated by Jennifer Johung
December 2 - December 16, 2010
The artists will be in attendance at the opening reception. The exhibition includes an accompanying booklet with text by the curator.
About the Work
Falling Still utilizes 200 cement-cast feathers as individual pixels to create a larger image across 6 planes. Each of these sculptures has been hand-poured into molds of actual feathers, exhibiting finely detailed quills on one side, and flat concrete surfaces on the other. They hang from the ceiling via discrete fishing lines, swinging, twisting and turning as viewers move around the 8 x 15 x 4 foot installation area. From all perspectives but one, the work floats between 1-dimensional lines, 2-dimensional planes and 3-dimensional pixels. View it exactly perpendicular to its planes, and all the work's elements cohere into a bit-mapped image of a body, leaping through the air. While Falling Still is itself suspended between movement and stasis, it also moves and arrests the viewer. The installation directs viewers in and around incongruous objects, through an improbable image, and across multiple dimensions.
Join us for an Opening Reception
Thursday, December 2, 2010
5 - 7:00 pm
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Art History Gallery
Mitchell Hall, Room 154
3203 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Mondays - Thursdays, 10am - 4pm
The gallery is free, open to the public and handicap accessible. During off hours, access is limited to members of the Friends of Art History who may visit the gallery by appointment. Contact information: (414) 229-4330 or firstname.lastname@example.org