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\'flō\: art, text, new media
April 15, 2009 - June 27, 2009

'flo: art/text/new media

Organized by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Curator, The Jersey City Museum

Text and image are two forms of communication that have enormous potential to combine, intermingle, blend, and flow - thus creating new modes of expression. This is the underlying theme of \'flō\: art, text, new media, a group exhibition opening at The Center for Book Arts, on view from April 15 to June 27, 2009.

The exhibition features over thirty artists, whose backgrounds are in different media, including painting, sculpture, video and performance art, printing, and the book arts. These artists are exhibiting new work that exemplifies the creative dynamism of melding the written word with visual arts.

Exhibition Curator Rocío Aranda-Alvarado says: "Through the imaginative prism of these artists, it's no longer necessary to regard text and image as separate substances, like oil and water. Instead, they have profound potential to blend and create a synthesis of expressive forms, something beyond the realm of traditional media."

Artist Talk
With Dahlia Elsayed, Jessica Lagunas, Clifford Owens, and Robin Price.
Moderated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado.
Wednesday, May 27, at 6:30 pm
The Center for Book Arts


Cara  Barer
Secret
(2008) C-print
Victoria  Bean
Crybaby, Fatso, Nowhere
(2008) Lenticular three word peoms
Karen  Bleitz
Portrait of a Gem Hunter
(2009) Video
Terry  Boddie
Real Estate
(2007) Mixed media on paper
Shambles III
(2002) Gelatin silver emulsion on paper
Chris  Burnett
Reading Through...
(2009) Digital Video
Sprawl Code: Descriptions
(2007) Published book
Karlos  Carcamo
Fade Piece # 9 (Place/Paraje)
(2009) Vinyl lettering on glass and color photographs
Brendan  Carroll
Bologna and Mayo on White Bread
(2008) Polaroid photographs, typewritten text, opaque correction fluid
Cheto Juan  Castellano
La Raza
(2007) Pen on paper
Santa Maria
(2007) Pen on paper
Vidal  Centeno
Spell
(2005) Vinyl tubing, rope light and permanent marker
Andrew  Demirjian
The Rustle of Language
(2006) Digital Video
Dahlia  Elsayed
Index Portrait: Miles Davis
(2005) Acrylic on paper
Index Portrait: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
(2006) Acrylic on paper
Leor  Grady
In Order of Appearance
(2008) Single Channel Video
YOUNG-HAE CHANG  HEAVY INDUSTRIES
ARTIST'S STATEMENT NO. 45,730,944: THE PERFECT ARTISTIC WEB SITE
(2008) Internet website with text-poems, laptop
Heather  Johnson
Bitches and Bastards
(2008) Diptychs, thread on Linen
Hello Mom
(2008) Diptychs, thread on Linen
Make me
(2008) Diptychs, thread on Linen
Sea sick
(2008) Diptychs, thread on Linen
Elaine  Kaufman
American Empire
(2007) Pencil on paper
Swati  Khurana
'Love Letters as Necessary Fictions'
Paper, ink, string, found miniature-display box
Jessica  Lagunas
Drawing of Man / Drawing of Woman
(2007) Diptych; perfume on rice paper
Tami  Lynn
Good Bye
(2007) Chromogenic print
Ten
(2007) Chromogenic print
Jeanette  May
Fear of Flying
(1997) Gelatin silver print from polapan negative
Sex and the New Single Girl
(1997) Polapan and book
Sex and the New Single Girl
(1997) Polapan and book
The Sensuous Woman
(1997) Polapan and book
Emily  McVarish
Flicker
(2005) Letterpress book
The Square
(2009) Letterpress book
Roni  Mocan
Recuerdos/Memories Series (Me Recorde de Ti/I Was Reminded of You Series)
(2007) Chromogenic print
Shayok  Mukhopadhyay
42 cents a mile
(2008) Chromogenic print
Always Low Prices
(2008) Chromogenic print
Wonder Bread, Hostess Cake
(2008) Chromogenic print
Yellow Truck
(2008) Chromogenic print
Clifford  Owens
Text Piece
(2006) Digital video
Robin  Price
43, Acording to Robin Price, with Annotated Bibliography
(2007) Book
Diane  Samuels
To Norma
(2001) Digital video and book
Rocco  Scary
The Palace Remembered
(2007) Digital video and book
Holli  Schorno
January 15, 2018
(2009) Mixed media collage
January 17, 2018
(2009) Mixed media collage
January 19, 2018
(2009) Mixed media collage
January 25, 2018
(2009) Mixed media collage
Masumi  Shibata
Uncertain English Dictionary
(2008) Book
Nyugen  Smith
Meditation Plates # 1
(2005) Wood, twine, acrylic, tempra, wire
Jennifer  Sullivan
Borrowed Confidence
(2008) Paper Mache book
Women Who Love Too Much
(2006) Paper mache book
Scott  Taylor
Hand
(2008) Charcoal on printed paper
Delmira  Valladares
First Aid
(2009) Digital video
Alejandra  Villasmil
Para Ti
(2008) Collage on magazine cover
Sam  Winston
Passion (from Romeo & Juliet series)
(2009) Diptych, cut up type and rice paste glue
Rage (from Romeo & Juliet series)
(2009) Diptych, cut up type and rice paste glue