JUMP CUT

 

Reception: 6-9pm Thursday July 13th

On View: June 17th - July 29th, Fridays and Saturdays 11am - 5pm

Fjord Gallery is pleased to present the group exhibition Jump Cut, featuring work by Tony Bragg, Lyla Duey, Jacob Feige, Sarah Kaufman, Erin Murray, Tim Portlock, Paul Rouphail, and Justin Webb.

Through drawing, painting, photography, and 3D animation, the artists in Jump Cut negotiate the cinamatics of framing and its relationship to the picture with a mixture of whimsy, horror, and melancholy. 

Full press release here

to chance, to wander

Open Reception: 6-9pm Thursday April 13th

On View April: 13th - May 27th

Wandering Tours: 9:30am April 15th, 5:30 April 23rd, 9:30am May 6th and 5:30pm May 21st

Interactive Board Game Happening with Paula Salas May 27th

FJORD Gallery is pleased to announce upcoming group show, To Chance To Wander including American artists Joe Bochynski, Anthony Bowers, Helen Mirra, Theo Mullen III, Asha Sheshadri, and artists from Santiago, Chile: Manuela Flores, Rafael Guendelman, Paz Ortuzar, Pablo Rivera, Paula Salas.

 

What does it mean to get lost, now? 

 

Chances are, it means that your phone is dead. Modernity’s penchant for busy-ness has finally merged with Google Maps to swallow up our experience of time and place. Opportunity cost is as ever-present as our over determined calendars, collapsing the value of unstructured time spent in unknown spaces. Even escape to the unknown has become increasingly difficult as we are rerouted by our phones towards some inevitable destination, with any detours Yelped to ensure the worthiness of the stop. 

 

The artists in To Chance To Wander are searching for an antidote, however brief and innocuous. Through sculpture, performance, collaboration, film, board games, painting, prose, and print we are searching for the sense of wonder that wandering can restore, coming from perspectives that cross languages, cultures, and our American continents.

 

As Rebecca Solnit put it in her book, Field Guide to Getting Lost, when “you get lost... the world has become larger than your knowledge of it.” As artists search for that infinite feeling of possibility, they address also the edges and dangers of lostness; the risk that your belonging will be questioned, that your person and senses will be overwhelmed, or that profundity will melt into the mundane.