Time in the Codex: Tia-Simone Gardner & Rini Yun Keagy

Tia-Simone Gardner · Rini Yun Keagy   Time in the Codex   Opening Reception: First Friday, September 6th, 6-10pm Exhibition Dates: September 6th -22nd   The colonial archive is, emphatically, a series of omissions and erasures. Through their work with its images, documents and artifacts, Tia-Simone Gardner and Rini Yun Keagy gather the minor fragments … Continue reading

SO YEA: A Poem by Heather Raquel Phillips for GAG: Peggy and Emily Blei Hracho

GAG verb gagged; gagging 1.  a:  to restrict use of the mouth of by inserting something into it  to prevent speech or     outcry b:  to prevent from exercising freedom of speech or expression c:  to pry or hold open with a gag 2)  to provide or write quips or pranks 3)  to choke or cause … Continue reading

Emily & Peggy Blei Hracho: GAG

GAG Emily & Peggy Blei Hracho 7.5.19 – 8.25.19   NAPOLEON welcomes the forthcoming exhibition, GAG featuring the work of our 2019 Open Call honorees, Emily & Peggy Blei Hracho. The Blei Hracho’s have analogous bodies of work that employ process and materiality to subvert and challenge conventional craft based fabrications. They interrogate gender expectancy by appropriating derogatory … Continue reading

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

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