moveObjects On


September 3 - 29 2021

Quinn Buckler, Dana Buzzee, Julia Campisi, Kaley Flowers, Laura Hudspith, Mark Johnsen, KanikaXx, Ahreum Lee, Stephanie Ligeti, Owen Marshall, Morgan Melenka, Nik October, Sophia Oppel and Benjamin De Boer, KitKit Para, Hau Pham, Lauren Prousky, Tristan Sauer, Lisa Smolkin, Mercedes Ventura, Liu Wang, Sean Weisgerber, Graham Wiebe, B Wijshijer

Curated by Emma Green and Alison Postma















moveObjects On is an exhibition that teases apart the ways in which we understand ourselves through the capitalist lens. the plumb is transformed into a retail-adjacent experience that pieces together the shopping experiences of our past, present and imagined future.

Photo documentation courtesy of Alison Postma; individual views of Sean Weisgerber’s work are courtesy of Toni Hafkenscheid





Kaley Flowers, Brand Burning Bitches, 2021, 12 x 7”, ceramic, glaze, lustre, metal, epoxy, ash



Kaley Flowers, wedge drip melt slip, 2021, 11.5 x 4.5 x 6”, ceramic, glaze, lustre, metal, epoxy, ash





Owen Marshall, NO! NO! NO!, 2021, 24 x 32", plywood, plexiglass, mylar, vinyl, led light strip







Julia Campisi, Sweet, Sweet Fantasy, 2021, 28 x 30 x 5”, hand-dyed acrylic




Lisa Smolkin, Back to the Future 4, 2021, multi-component installation







Sean Weisgerber, Price Per Square Inch series, 2021, 56 x 70”, acrylic on linen




Sophia Oppel & Benjamin de Boer, Reflection 1 and Reflection 2, 2020, 12 x 24” each, glass, acrylic medium, and Epson CrystalClear film




Lauren Prousky, These glinting bones will go in my place (final performance in soup), 2021, dimensions variable, plaster, acrylic, gloss varnish, clay, scrunchies, oil paint, spray paint, styrofoam, empty superglue tube, paper towel holder, pouring medium, wood, lamp stand, crayons, wire, sand, paper, house paint, masonite, tile, plastic tube, shell, keychains, boxes, thumbtacks, chains, tin foil, string, paper clip box, shower curtain rings, expanding foam, and Great Value Soup Mix




Nik October, Saving Place, 2021, 16 x 12”, stoneware objects





Ahreum Lee, I+CARE, 2020, 5 x 8”, book prints including drawings and texts



KitKit Para, The “Transitory” Iceberg, 2021, 52 x 20 x 62”, mixed media








Tristan Sauer, Black Power for Sale, 2021, 58 x 25 x 17”, used Tomy Gacha machine, PLA, plastic gacha capsules, photo paper





Dana Buzzee, Cum Hither, 2021, 92 x 71”, ethylene-vinyl acetate





KanikaXx, Verified, 2021, digital video, 1:33



B Wijshijer, Conduit - Filter - Source - Sink, 2021, video installation





Sean Weisgerber, Price Per Square Inch series, 2021, 35 x 28”, acrylic and ink on linen







Morgan Melenka, Fragment 2, 2019, 6 x 3 x 3", ceramic tile and grout

Morgan Melenka, Fragment 4, 2019, 8 x 3.5 x 1.5", ceramic tile, foam, and grout







Hau Pham, Please Respect Me, 2021, 16 x 32", printed cotton cover on pillow



Hau Pham, the least you could do is tuck me in, 2021, 24 x 30", oil on canvas





Mark Johnsen, Third Lot, 2019-20, 26 x 38”, lithograph, screen print, and monotype





Mercedes Ventura, The Sundew Mall / PoorConnections, various dimensions, web/sculpture installation; web viewable online: https://thesundewmall.com/






Mark Johnsen, Boundary Lot, 2019-20, 26 x 38”, lithograph, screen print, and monotype
Mark Johnsen, PNE Lot, 2020, 26 x 38”, lithograph, screen print, and monotype





Laura Hudspith, Bloom, multimedia living pond installation, 2021, 80 x 36 x 46.5”, stained glass, live algae, (Oscillatoria, Oedogonium, Closterium, Synedra, and Volvox), copper pipe and fittings, wood, vinyl, paint, silicone, UV lights, bubbler, water










Quinn Buckler, Body Burden IGA, 2021, 21 x 11 x 16”, white stoneware, found plastic, lint, vacuum dust, raw clay shavings, wildflower seeds, cornmeal, shoe polish, metal hardware

Quinn Buckler, Body Burden Sylvia Bougie, 2021, 17 x 8 x 8”, black stoneware, found plastic, lint, vacuum dust, raw clay shavings, wildflower seeds, cornmeal, shoe polish, metal hardware



Stephanie Ligeti, VS, 2021, 32 x 16”, oil on canvas
Stephanie Ligeti, Moss, 2021, 32 x 26”, oil on canvas
Stephanie Ligeti, Best Friends Forever, 2021, 32 x 24”, oil on canvas


Liu Wang, photograph from Dear Light series, 2020, 24 x 36”, digital c-print





Liu Wang, photograph from Dear Light series, 2020, 17 x 22”, pigment print on vinyl



Graham Wiebe, Pocket Meditation, 2021, 53 x 13 x 3”, jean pockets, nails, electric motors with gear reduction





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