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Postmasters Gallery: Kristin Lucas, If Then Else End If

By Rhizome

Postmasters Gallery

Chelsea [NYC]

October 20 - November 24, 2007
Opening: Saturday, October 20, 6 - 8PM


On October 5, 2007 Kristin Lucas succeeded in legally changing her name from Kristin Sue Lucas to Kristin Sue Lucas. In Alameda County Court, the presiding judge who granted the request said:

"So you have changed your name to exactly what it was before in the spirit of refreshing yourself as though you were a web page."

Postmasters is pleased to announce the exhibition of new works by KRISTIN LUCAS "If Then Else End If" opening on October 20 and remaining on view until November 24. This is the artist's third solo show with the gallery. The reception is scheduled for Saturday, October 20, between 6 and 8 pm.

Positioning herself at the center of her projects, Lucas' work addresses the complexity of our relationship to the digital realm and the psychological effects of rapid spread technology. Reversing a popular concept of infusing humanity into machines she instead applies familiar strategies of electronic media to her own life. Transformations, mutations, copies, updates, versions, and self-investigation are the focus of Lucas' exhibition. [More....]

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