Of Several Depths
April 14 - May 10 2021
Alana Bartol, Erika DeFreitas, Anna Eyler & Nicolas Lapointe, Dana Prieto, Maria Simmons, Angela Snieder, Sara Stern, Kate Whiteway
Curated by Miles Rufelds
Video documentation can be seen here.
This exhibition is composed of works that engage "the subterranean" in one way or another — as a sprawling nexus of contested material systems, or as a physical distillation of broader, more occulted feelings and ideas. Collectively these projects present a multilayered picture of the underground, where imperialist resource extraction and industrial machinery collide with long, mysterious histories of poetic and more-than-natural speculation.
Full exhibition essay by Miles Rufelds available here.
Accompanying publication for Kate Whiteway’s In the Rough available here.
Photo documentation courtesy of Alison Postma and Miles Rufelds
Video documentation courtesy of Miles Rufelds
Angela Snieder, Diorama 5, 2017, Photopolymer print on Japanese paper, chine-collé on rag paper, 22” x 29” (image), 30” x 40” (sheet)
Angela Snieder, Diorama 1, 2017, Photopolymer print on Japanese paper, chine-collé on rag paper, 22” x 29” (image), 30” x 40” (sheet)
Anna Eyler + Nicolas Lapointe, derrick_1, 2021, plexiglas, electronics, 12" x 12" x 4"
Angela Snieder, Diorama 3, 2017, Photopolymer print on Japanese paper, chine-collé on rag paper, 22” x 29” (image), 30” x 40” (sheet)
Maria Simmons, Wavelength of a Spore/Attachment, 2020, Polypropeline prints, grow lights, birch plywood, Mother of Thousands, silicone, plastic bags, grogged clay, potting soil, dirt, microbial culture, brick, latex gloves, cement, golf ball, hardened plastic tubing, plumbob, 5 euro note, pheasant feathers, photographic slides, moss, usnea lichen, ear plugs, shrink wrap, nylon rope, steel wool, honeycomb, beaver wood shavings, fermented garbage* (velvet ribbon, iPhone charger, Skittles®, fidget spinner, newspaper bag, succulent leaves, apple juice, wristband), Heinz® ketchup packets, Encapso™ k, GooGone®, Maynard’s Sour Patch Kids™ mango wrapper, Trident gum insert, Reese’s Pieces®, Energizer Max® box, sticky note with “oyster” written on it, salt, water *Fermented 3 years, dimensions variable
Alana Bartol, Hag's Taper, 2020, HDV 03:00 (loop)
Kate Whiteway, In the Rough, 2021, Exhibition of books, video, prints, and painting exploring the diamond mining and healing crystal industries
Erika DeFreitas, a stammer inclined still, 2019, solvent transfer on paper, 12" x 12" each (series of 24)
Anna Eyler + Nicolas Lapointe, derrick_2, 2021, plexiglas, electronics, 12" x 12" x 4"
Dana Prieto, Drifting, 2020, Digital video and sound on LED monitor, 1:09min loop
Dana Prieto, 1:10,000, 2018, Glazed black stoneware, hand made with clay from territories surrounding Bajo de la Alumbrera mine, Catamarca, Argentina. Wooden box, gold leaf engraving
Dana Prieto, Footnotes for an adage, 2020, Digital print on vellum, copy of a medical report documenting the effects of Bajo de la Alumbrera mine on people's health in Andalgalá, a community downstream from the pit. Natural clay rock from Hualfín, Catamarca.
Anna Eyler + Nicolas Lapointe, derrick_3, 2021, plexiglas, electronics, 12" x 12" x 4"
Angela Snieder, Diorama 4, 2017, Photopolymer print on Japanese paper, chine-collé on rag paper, 22” x 29” (image), 30” x 40” (sheet)