Delight in the bold graphics and striking colors of Northwest Native silkscreen prints with this installation of contemporary works by Indigenous women. his installation brings to light the unique contributions of several women artists whose imagery divulges personal experiences, complex mythologies, and unfettered expression, pushing styles and subjects into new directions that continue to inspire a new generation of Native artists.
These symbols are put in dialogue with contemporary large-scale fabric collages, eye-catching abstractions, and cyanotype photographs of the 2020 demonstrations against police brutality. As a visual thread, blue (and by extension, ideas of Blackness and African-ness) is shown to hold much more than stagnant history and simplistic ideas of identity.
Born in Vancouver and now based in Berlin, Jeremy Shaw explores altered states and the cultural and scientific practices that attempt to capture transcendental experience. The artist draws on and often combines the strategies of documentary filmmaking, music video, conceptual art, and scientific research to create a space of ambiguity in which disparate belief systems and histories are thrown into interpretive limbo.
Seattle-based artist Alison Stigora draws inspiration from nature to create her exhibition SALVAGE at MadArt Studio. In this two-part, monumental sculptural installation of reclaimed driftwood, light and sound compositions, Stigora invites viewers to engage their senses and take a moment of reflection.