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Regina Rex
1717 Troutman, #329 (between Cypress and Seneca), 646-467-2232
June 4 - June 25, 2010
Reception: Friday, June 4, 7 - 10 PM
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ARTISTS: Lisha Bai, Stefan Behlau, Elaine Cameron-Weir, Borden Capalino, Ben Morgan- Cleveland, Shane Huffman, and Jen Schwarting.

As increased speeds of communication result in shorter exchanges, language mutates into truncated variants. “You” becomes “U;” “see” becomes “c.” Brands contract, spawning WaMu and FedEx. Common signifiers morph into a space of reductive forms. Working in a variety of media –from paintings made of fabric and camera-less photography to perfume-soaked concrete sculpture, the artists featured in MIN. employ a poetics of abbreviation. With an awareness of quickly shifting histories and accelerated perceptions, they make strong demands of simple materials, and call attention to the gravity of brevity.

Directions: L train to Jefferson St. Walk 1 block down Wyckoff to Troutman, then 2 blocks down Troutman.
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