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Anonymous Presence, curated by Yoab Vera

Y Gallery
165 Orchard Street, 917-721-4539
East Village / Lower East Side
August 4 - August 26, 2011
Reception: Thursday, August 4, 6 - 9 PM
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Y Gallery New York is pleased to present Anonymous Presence, a group exhibition curated by Yoab Vera, including works by Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Omar Barquet, Alberto Borea, Monika Bravo, Aldo Chaparro, Juanli Carrión, Adam Henry & Emily Mae Smith, Natalia Ibañez-Lario, Nícola López, Ishmael Randall-Weeks, Alan Ruiz, Wolfgang Staehle, and Johanna Unzueta.

How do we comprehend what we see, and how do we communicate our own empirical knowledge? Anonymous Presence gathers thirteen sources of contemporary aesthetics that explore and reflect on the experiential understanding of perception. There is an intention to make noticeable the unacknowledged, the presumed, the daily ignored, the unintentionally concealed. There is an evident immersion of the self in specific times and places. These artists observe and ponder upon the components that inhabit explicit arenas. By analyzing their own perceptions, they inspect their self awareness based on distinctive cultural or personal levels, reinterpreting and restructuring those essentials that compose their mental constructions.
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