Kris Strawser: Switch


An exhibition by installation artist and sculptor Kris Strawser

It’s a place you didn’t design but must inhabit. There’s an order, a logic, an expectation. The fit is tight, intrusive. The walls are latticed with shadows and symbols that are written and 3D. Try to read the signs.

An immersive installation with drawing, fabric and objects that cover and project from the walls, Switch acts on the viewer’s space, shares and crowds it, and offers a meditation on the forces we live with, tolerate or evade as we go about our days.

Opening Reception
First Friday, May 2nd
6pm – 10pm

319 N 11th Street, 2L
Philadelphia, PA

Exhibition Dates: 5.2.14 – 5.25.14
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays 2pm – 6pm or by appointment

Switch by Kris Strawser from Jaime Alvarez on Vimeo.

Exhibition Essay by Nancy Mehl

Reviews of Switch

Title Magazine – Kris Strawser: Switch, by Olivia Jia

Knight Arts – Kris Strawser confronts the power structure of neckties at Napoleon, by Chip Schwartz


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