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the situation is liquid

Chashama 461 Gallery
461 West 126th street, New York, NY
June 23 - July 3, 2011
Reception: Friday, June 24, 6 - 8 PM
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the situation is liquid recent drawings by Joy Whalen

“What is the situation?” I asked. “The situation is liquid,” he said. “We hold the south quarter and they hold the north quarter. The rest is silence.” The Indian Uprising by Donald Barthelme

About the artist: Joy Whalen received her BFA from Columbia College Chicago in 2005 and her MFA from Pratt Institute in 2007. She has exhibited extensively in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, as well as internationally. In October 2007, Whalen was a core performer in Memorial Gestures at the Chicago Cultural Center, conceptualized by Ernesto Pujol and is currently part of the UTE HAUS group of associated performers, which in April 2011 held a residency at the Marina Abramovic Studio for Performing Arts, New York. She received a 2008 Brooklyn Arts Council DCA Re-grant award for a public performance based video project, as well as a 2010 DCA Re-grant award for a yearlong drawing project. Her video work is part of the Souvenirs from Earth television broadcast program, Cologne, Germany. Whalen lives, works and exhibits in New York City.
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