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Opening Reception of "140 Characters" @ Root Division: Artist Reception

  • Root Division 1131 Mission Street San Francisco, CA94103 USA (map)

Artist Reception: Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 - 7pm to 10pm
Exhibition Dates: Nov 7 - Dec 1, 2018
Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 2-6pm or by appointment

I am so excited that one of my paintings was selected to be included in this show!!!

From Root Division’s Website: “140 Characters” examines the role of text-based art within contemporary society and its relationship to continually changing technologies and forms of communication. Text-based art is inherently in contrast between the explicit and the ambiguous; text conveys specific ideas while the ambiguity of language often leaves itself open to interpretation.

Curated by Lauren Etchells and Margaret Timbrell, this exhibition will explore the ways which technology has altered modern language and communication. Various social media platforms allow participants to craft personal brands and find 24-hour audiences, which significantly affect the way we choose to communicate and take in information. This group exhibition questions how new technologies and various social media influence creative production, as well as highlight the ways in which we connect and communicate with one another.

Exhibiting Artists:
Anh Bui, Julia Chamberlain, Jamee Crusan, Rodney Ewing, Ashley Fitzpatrick, Theresa Giammattei, Daniel Green, Porpentine Heartscape, Maya Kabat, John Lindsey, Shirin Makaremi, Jenna Meacham, Avital Meshi, Guo Mong, Rebecca Ora, Blanca Estela Rodríguez, Brian Singer, Sayaka Suzuki, Christopher Taylor, Jake Weigel

140 Characters is free, open to the public, and includes a Creative Station - all ages art activities hosted in our classroom during the 2nd Saturday opening reception.