Ryan Wilson Kelly: The Sleep of Reason

Ryan Wilson Kelly The Sleep of Reason

Opening Reception:
First Friday, May 4, 2012 6-9pm

Performance Dates: May 5, 13 & 19, 2-5pm + by appointment

The Sleep of Reason is a new performance installation by Ryan Wilson Kelly, developed specifically for Napoleon Gallery, in collaboration with curator and Napoleon gallery member Jordan Rockford. Inspired by the life and death of noted Philadelphian paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope, the work explores themes of solitude, intellectual endeavor, and the tension between achievement and failure inherent in the creative process.

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  1. […] Ryan Wilson Kelly: The Sleep of Reason :: May 4 – 19, 2012 Napoleon Gallery 319 N. 11th Street 2L, Philadelphia PA Opening Reception: First Friday May 4, 6-9pm Performance Dates: May 5, 13 & 19, 2-5pm + by appointment […]

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