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Memento Mori

424 Broadway, 6th Floor, 212-431-1625
February 21 - March 18, 2007
Reception: Wednesday, February 21, 6 - 8 PM
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Memento Mori, curated by Mariko Tanaka, is the second annual benefit show of the:artist:network, featuring over 40 emerging new york and international artists brought together in an effort to raise money for the network’s gallery space and residency program. Memento Mori, the Latin phrase which can be freely translated to mean, “Remember you are mortal,” or “Remember thy death” The phrase used to name a genre of artistic creations, may vary in medium yet they all hold the same underlying truth to remind us of our own mortality. The upcoming exhibition is a compilation of artistic responses to the concept of Memento Mori as it exists in today’s shifting culture. To put forth an idea that could be open for interpretation, while at the same time rehabilitate the classical model. One may understand this theme through a depiction of themselves, or from a political, social or environmental standpoint the world around them.

participating artists: judy aiello, kendall bradford, john breiner, alex callender, brendan carney, cleverson, roman deingruber, jennifer deliliah, daphne gerou, jason florio, gabriela galvan, mathew garison, tara gayle, sari goodfriend, tamara gonzales, mary hrbacek, arin kang, jessica m. kaufman, timothy kent, joyce korotkin, yuliya lanina, miyeon lee, jieun zaun lee, tony luib, brian lund, marlene marino, mikiei matsumoto, carolyn monastra, yuko oda, aurora robson, david victor rose, holger salach, hagar schmidhalter, lisa solomon, heather roth sullivan, mariko suzuki, matt tackett, jonathon thurston, emily orling, sam wohl, and many others…
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