Rebecca Tennenbaum: Every Thing Has a Function

Rebecca Tennenbaum   Every Thing Has a Function   6.7.19 – 6.23.19   What is gained by interfacing with an extension of yourself? What do you get from staring into a two way mirror knowing you are also on the other side? Every Thing Has a Function is a show title and a description. Rebecca … Continue reading

Lydia Rosenberg : The Complete Subject

Lydia Rosenberg The Complete Subject May 3rd – May 26th, 2019   The complete subject, is part of an ongoing project that considers the act of writing a fiction-novel-in-progress as a manual for exploring forms of representation as they transition from one state to another. In this exhibition, Lydia Rosenberg records the shifts from fruit to painting to text and back … Continue reading

Chelsea Tinklenberg: CULTIVATION

Chelsea Tinklenberg CULTIVATION April 5th-27th 2019 NAPOLEON is pleased to present CULTIVATION, a solo exhibition of new sculptural works by artist Chelsea Tinklenberg. Tinklenberg’s kinetic and sculptural works explore imaginative relationships between objects and their functions, playing on the precarious relationship between utility and futility. http://www.chelseatinklenberg.com Opening Reception: First Friday, April 5th, 6-10pm Exhibition Dates: April … Continue reading

Christina Kerns: but like forever

Christina Kerns

Christina Kerns but like forever March 1 – 24, 2019 EXHIBITION ESSAY BY KATE ABERCROMBIE Recently a friend asked if I collected rocks. My answer was no, but immediately I wished I had, thinking of a lost rock I had picked up years ago in Maine that was exactly palm size. Their question was generous, … Continue reading

Bonnie Levinthal: Another World; by a route obscure…

Another World by a route obscure… A solo-exhibition by Bonnie Levinthal Another World features a body of new works made in reflection of Levinthal’s experience during The Arctic Circle Residency in Svalbard Norway in October of 2018. In this exhibition, images serve as open-ended explorations of places and spaces, both mental and physical. Melding observation … Continue reading

Phaedra Call: Flowers at Dark

Phaedra Call Flowers at Dark January 4 – 27 Of what nature are you speaking?  Of that which you term light, I replied.  Noble is the bond which links together sight and visibility, and great beyond other bonds by no small difference of nature; for light is their bond, and light is no ignoble thing. … Any … Continue reading

SOFT SYNTH + BIGHT BOUND

    SOFT SYNTH + BIGHT BOUND | AN EXHIBITION BY HEATHER RAQUEL PHILLIPS Works by Angela Lopez, Emma Oslé & José Santiago-Pérez   12.7 – 12.21, 2018 Opening Reception: First Friday, December 7th, 6 PM – 10PM   The somatosensory system is a network of nerve endings within the dermis & epidermis of the … Continue reading

Daniel Oliva: White Constructions

White Constructions A SOLO EXHIBITION BY NAPOLEON MEMBER DANIEL OLIVA Exhibition Dates: 11.2.2018 ­– 11.25.2018 Opening Reception: First Friday, November 2, 6pm – 10pm White Constructions is a solo exhibition by NAPOLEON member Daniel Oliva and explores the history of racial segregation and inequality in American housing. The work approaches the issue by focusing on mid-Twentieth Century … Continue reading

Notes on the NAVA Diagram

Notes on the NAVA Diagram By Asha Sheshadri September 2018 We Might Consider these rhetorical questions, from one friend to another: do you feel a unique and distinct panic when language suddenly seems to fail you when times are most urgent (if so) with this panic, do you feel the weight of the capsized vessel (the … Continue reading

NAVA

10.5 – 10.21, 2018     nava (F)-(M) /noun/verb/adjective/geography/universals 1. language is one method of human communication, faith(s), self, identity and healing properties. Nava is a namesake that intersects, region, nation, cultural landscapes, vexillology, and lineage. 2. transformations and signage is the cornerstone that(‘s) bring(s) [ing] object(s) to the foreground celebrating multiplicity and connecting community. … Continue reading

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