Reception and panel conversation: Thursday, January 25
Syndicates: Andrew Witkin (among others)
Reception and panel conversation with artist Anna McKee and UNH researcher Mark Twicksler.
Boston-based artist Andrew Witkin’s studio practice involves aggregating, arranging, collecting and/or fabricating everyday ideas, images and objects to investigate systems and frameworks of information and their intellectual and psychological effects in the world. Syndicatesincludes text-based works, graphic elements, woven fabrics and collages of newspaper photographs that collectively blur the systematic with the haphazard in which meaning is layered and elusive.
Image credit: Andrew Witkin, Untitled, 2007–2017, newspaper clippings, shrink wrap, 12-ply museum board, frame, 24.13” x 31.75”
This exhibition presents sensory works of art created in response to the colors, shapes, sounds, and climate of both the Arctic and the Antarctica. The work, most of which is time- or sound-based, stand as metaphors for the regions themselves—monumental, breathtaking, fleeting—creating impressions of places that can only truly be experienced in person.
Image credit: Anna McKee, WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years, (detail), 2013-15, include silk, glass, glacier water, wood frame, 22’ x 14.5” x 9’