Announced: “DEEP STRETCH” Group show @ Field Projects

Field Projects is pleased to present show #47 : DEEP STRETCH, a group exhibition curated by Sara Maria Salamone and Tyler Lafreniere of Mrs., NY.

Opening Reception:  January 11, 2018; 6 – 8pm
Show to run January 11 – February 17, 2018

Caitlin Albritton, Dexter Ciprian, Dan Fig, Peter Hamlin, Lydia Pettit, Megan Stroech

The word stretch has a curious autologicality across its various classes.  As a verb, stretch can mean to be elastic or to be stretchy, as a fabric, or something more somatic.  Then, as a noun, still more physically solid like a long stretch of road.  The act of deep stretching can beneficially affects one’s mind, body and spirit.  A deep stretch can start your training to loosen your muscles and end your conditioning, to lengthen them.  Rewarding feelings of satisfaction arise as you lean into the burn.  Stretching has proven also to slow signs of aging and increase stamina thus directly affecting one’s stress energy levels.  A stretch can be meditative as seen in yogic practices; regular deep stretching can generate calm feelings, and improve both physical and mental balance.  A stretch can be a lean or a reach, not only physical, but mental or metaphorical.

Curated by Mrs., NY (Sara Maria Salamone and Tyler Lafreniere), Deep Stretch presents six artists working in painting and sculpture.  As in the stretches above, familiar scenes and patterns are subtly and slowly forced beyond a point of resistance.  A chair suspended, a figure in reflection placed impossibly behind us, a warping tumble into a tile floor.  The organic push/pull between the eye and the vision hold us in these works, until tensions succumb.

Field Projects
526 W 26th Street, #807
NY, NY 10001

Author: c_priority

artist / curator / slap tagger @ GSWW ~ Principal @ ladderandkey

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