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Dionne Lee: touch and go

October 6, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Collage of black and white photos, displayed inside a street-level room with floor-to-ceiling windows, next to a parking garage. In the background on the left, a large white hand is set against a black background, which covered in random lines. A negative photo of a hand is superimposed on top. On the right, portions of black-and-white photos are cut into the shapes of hands and arranged abstractly.

touch and go is an installation curated by Leila Weefur of large scale mixed media collages and video works that source, reenact, and re-photograph images from wilderness survival books, exploring the relationship between rescue, danger, and the necessity of touch. Lee’s images are a metaphorical guide, assembling a narrative of survival skills that manifest amid environmental chaos and the historical systems of oppression that determine who survives.

Dionne Lee uses photography, collage, and video to investigate ideas of power and race in relation to the American landscape.

About Cube Space:

Located on the ground floor of the Center Street Garage at 2010 Addison Street near Milvia Street in the heart of the arts district in Downtown Berkeley, Cube Space features exhibitions of works by Bay Area emerging and mid-career artists working in video, multi-media, and sculpture to create installations which are viewable at all hours, every day of the week.



BIPOC-curated, BIPOC artist(s), Women curated, Women artist(s), LGBTQIA+ curated
Event Type
Visual Art, Public Art
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Cube Space
Center Street Garage at 2010 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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