Blue Star Contemporary Exhibition Openings – June 1, 2017

INSURRECTION

June 1 – September 9, 2017 in Gallery 4

 

Featuring Marcus Haydock

 

British artist Marcus Haydock was born in London, grew up in Sheffield and now lives and works in Brighton. His work has been exhibited in venues such as the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, the Latvian State Museum, Riga, and Photofusion, London. In July 2016 Marcus published the photobook Insurrection. Marcus attempts to explore the human condition and our relationship to images from a psychological perspective. [Read more…]

 

 

ECHO AND NARCISSU

June 1 – September 3, 201 in Project Space

 

Featuring Chris Sauter

 

A 2014-2015 Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Resident, Chris Sauter’s exhibition is inspired by his time in Berlin and current events. While in residence at the Künsterhaus Bethanian, Sauter took interest in the posters wheat pasted along the city’s streets. He made three-dimensional loudspeakers out of layers of the posters and re-sited them how they were found. Discussing the dissemination and receiving of information and role of language in the era of alternative facts, Chris’ exhibition at BSC will feature new loudspeaker reliefs and other sculptures whose forms are familiar to us as methods of communication. [Read  more…]

 

 

AUGMENTED REALITY

June 1 – September 9, 2017 in the Main Gallery & Middle Gallery

 

Featuring Susi Brister, Kris Pierce, Randy Bolton, Frank Benson, Nancy de Holl, and Yoonmi Nam

 

Augmented Reality examines what impact the digital landscape has on our three-dimensional reality. With our always increasing consumer culture, techniques of illusion, and how we engage with one another and ourselves online, the mediated experience seeps into everyday experience. Sedentary activism, the latest trend of cyberspace, manifests as the liking of a post, “heart-ing” of a photograph, and deleting of an iPhone app. These political statements become “actions” to be observed by fellow smartphone globalists. Augmented Reality is a critical look at digital escapism and current control techniques of our ongoing spectacular society. [Read more…]

 

 

CHROMA

Opening Reception: June 1, 2017  |  6-9 PM – On display June 1 – September 9, 2017 in the MOSAIC Gallery

 

Featuring MOSAIC Student Artists & Alum: Alijah Amesquita, Lulu Castillo, Ezekiel Garcia, Laura Gonzalez, Rachel Kamata, Raul Lopez, Elisie Martinez, Sealia Montalvo, Zoe Palacios, Zoe Reyes, Leslie Reynolds, Joey Rivera, Victoria Rodriguez, Arianna Rosales, Roma Sandoval

 

The Blue Star Contemporary (BSC) MOSAIC Student Artist Program presents Chroma, a collective exploration of color compositions. [Read more…]

*All content courtesy of Blue Star Contemporary & respective artists.