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Artist Talk: Jean Shin
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:00 pm
26 Greene Street - Free
This Wednesday, artist Jean Shin will discuss her work with Nathalie Angles, director of Location One's International residency program. Shin's continuing project involves the repurposing of refuse, including, "broken umbrellas, donated clothing, losing lottery tickets, emptied wine bottles and old computer keycaps." By bringing all these objects together into a whole, Shin stages the vibration between individual and community, highlighting certain connections and masking others. At times she has targeted specific communities or groups for materials, aiming at properly postmodern portraiture. Her current exhibition And we move investigates the interdependence of music and representation, choosing to emphasize the movement of a conductor's jacket as he orchestrates music by Czech composer Bedrich Smetana, and Ibert's Flute Concerto.