Rush Arts: Ghosts & Machines PICK


Rush Arts
526 West 26th Street, Suite 311
212 691 9552


August 7 - September 9, 2006
Opening: Thursday, September 7, 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Michael Bell-Smith - La Vaughn Belle - Jason Hackenwerth - Alejandra Villasmil

This mixed media exhibition focuses on four artists who explore the relationships between absence, fantasy, and technology in contemporary culture.

"By subtly manipulating and transforming the familiar iconography of childhood fantasies and adult fictions, the artists in this exhibition demonstrate the boundless potential of imagination. While imagination is the fount of the many forms of entertainment these artists appropriate, from the video game to the soap opera, its purpose is not limited to creating mere escapist flights of fancy; in the right hands these fantastic forms can be used to help us make sense of ourselves and the world." - Murtaza Vali, Guest Writer

Curator: Jaret Vadera

Image from Rush Arts.