Threshold

Threshold

H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO | 2015

2015 Charlotte Street Foundation Individual Artist Award Fellows Exhibition

Threshold explores a world of perception, sensation and experience activated by an installation of interconnected components…As viewers advance toward the reflective wall of gold, blurred outlines of the surrounding world are cast back as distorted shadowy forms. In passing by the crease of the golden acetate formed by oscillating air in the space, our own out-of- focus body is abruptly slowed down, and for a brief moment we pass by an impression of ourselves. This slight drag in time, a tear in our present temporal moment, makes us acutely aware of our own trajectory in the space.”

Erin Dziedzic, Curator at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, from the exhibition catalogue essay, The Approach.

Jill Downen: The Approach

Essay by Erin Dziedzic, curator and head of adult programs at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri

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