Systemic By Christine Cassano
- Aug. 9, 2014
-- Shade Projects proudly presents “Confluence
" the solo exhibition of Christine Cassano in Bokeh Gallery at the monOrchid. Cassano has created captivating mixed media sculptures and installations examining ideas of morphogenesis, materials, and relationships that occur. Implementing a diverse selection of materials within her work including clay, wood, stones, plastics, concrete, circuitry, metals, and found objects seeking to reunite nature and technology. Cassano says “my work explores these internal, interdependent systems and their confluent relationship to external technologies and industrial environments, a pull-apart visualization of the rules and relationships that govern our internal worlds, our external environments, and their intersection.“
Visitors can examine her intricate collection of work presented in a simple yet mesmerizing presentation, which emphasizes the complexity of her subject says Shade Projects Curator, Nicole Royse.
Recently Cassano exhibited her work at the Yuma Fine Arts Center and she was recently selected for the 2014 Biennial at the Tempe Center for the Arts opening September 26, 2014. Her work has been featured in numerous magazines and books and recently included in the Phoenix New Times “100 creative forces in Phoenix”
” will be on display in Bokeh Gallery at the monOrchid from September 5th
until September 26th
, 2014. The free public opening reception will be held on First Friday, September 5th
from 6-10pm with the artist in attendance. The closing reception will be held Third Friday, September 19th
from 6-10pm. The night will feature a brief talk by the artist reflecting upon her work at 8pm. There will also be live music by local bands Cherie Cherie and Happy Plaza from 8:30-10pm.
The monOrchid is located at 214 E. Roosevelt Street in the heart of Phoenix's downtown arts district. The building is open daily and the exhibition may be viewed during business hours. Visit our website for more information:
monorchid.com. Please contact the Curator Nicole Royse by phone at (602) 810-3449 or by email at email@example.com
for media inquiries or a private appointment to view this exhibition.