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10 Jun
The Gallatin Galleries
Jun 10, 2019 -Jul 31, 2019 | 10:00 AM-7:00 PM

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Exhibition: Overflow

June 10–July 31 2019
Opening Reception June 12, 5–7 pm

Curated by Eugenia Kisin, Keith Miller, and Kirsty Robertson in collaboration with the students of “Art of the Anthropocene", Overflow includes work from Ruth Cuthand, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Andrea Geyer, Max Liboiron, Mary Mattingly, Lisa Myers, SwoonHanae Utamura, and Tali Weinberg.

Inundated by the threats of rising tides, contaminated sources, and pent-up rivers, water is still a connective substance. From Flint to Fukushima and beyond, this exhibition brings together artists who work with the medium and its many currents, ebbs, and flows to explore the kinds of social relations that are possible across troubled waters. Can shared experiences of toxicity create solidarities that exceed the boundaries of the local? This exhibition brings together artists who work in the suspended state between swimming and sinking in the Anthropocene, approaching toxicity and kinship through discard, radioactivity, fiber, barges, icebergs, buoyancy, and family ties. In Overflow, water and works flow together to pose the question of how to create more fluid understandings of kin.

 

Image: Tali Weinberg, "Bound", 2019

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