|In some ways, the current sequestration provides ideal conditions for art. We inhabit a slower, more private world, allowing deeper connection to the limited information surrounding us. It is a good time to revisit an exhibition I saw last fall at the JMF featuring their outreach program for young artists, no longer extant: Early Practitioners Artist Council Link|
And for more information, introducing the artists themselves: JMF_2019-early-art-practitioners_Link
The above is from a series of riffs of vaginal imagery on mailing labels presented in a vitrine by Manhoor Sheikh.
|This fountain, and the painting beneath it, are by Lily Fei, who explores relationships from a feminist perspective.|
|In Nicole Adames' A Presumed Mind, 2019, mixed media, felted wool, embroidery, 46 x 46 inches, embroidery provides pathways through enclosed spaces.|
|Alannah Sears' tactile meditations on familial and environmental relationships.|
|Jah'China de Leon's Gutter Flume, 2019, digital illustration printed on fabric, 8 x 4 feet. A consideration of water's power through the term Gutter flume: to plunge into rain water surged with power.|