NAVA WAXMAN: VARIATIONS ON BROKEN LINES

 

Gales Gallery - York University, Sept 21st - Oct 2nd

 

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Variations On Broken Lines is a site-specific multimedia installation consisting of screendance works: multi-channel projection, sound, moving-image sculpture, and objects. Screendance vignettes, each with different movement and temporality qualities, are projected simultaneously onto and across multiple surfaces, rendering forms, light, and gestures fleeting, ephemeral. 

The screendance works projecting through a holographic panel hanging from the ceiling at the center of the gallery. The projection appears and penetrates simultaneously through the holographic surface, rendering fragments of projection that briefly travel and dissolve on the gallery walls and objects. 

 

On the opposite corner of the gallery is a four-minute-long, looped, moving-image sculpture titled Möbius, composed of black plastic, a monitor, and a mirror.

 

I would like to gratefully acknowledge all the collaborators who graciously and genuinely shared their spirit, practice, movement and inspiration in our many collaborative experiments conducted throughout this research at York University. I especially would like to thank Cinzia Cavalieri, Sebastian Ureamuno, Mahsa Alikhani, Maria Kravchenko, Hrysovalantou Fereniki & Diana Yoo - the fruitful exchanges shared were beyond inspiring, and the influences of each of them are inscribed across this project.