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Kitchen Table Gallery Opening: Conjure
February 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Jason Lee Starin
I can only be as adaptive as my previous life experiences have been acknowledged and utilized. Often that knowledge is inadequate in helping to quantify new phenomena. It is during these transitional moments that I rely on escapist behaviors in order to fill in the gaps of comprehension. This tendency is not always the wisest approach. My perspective becomes skewed, and after a while I have a hard time distinguishing fact from fiction. Things that were once clearly distinguishable now dissolve into each other, losing origin. Realities become blurred as explanations from one rational are mistakenly used in order to make sense of the anomalies in the opposing reality…
Sofya Mirvis is a mixed media artist living and working in Philadelphia. Her work combines ethereal landscape with elements of surreal collage and a touch of urban aesthetic. Originally from Moscow, Russia, Sofya draws references from Eastern European folklore, Western opulence and the phenomenology of nature.
“In the synthesis of media and subject I create a diverse sensory experience. I want to elevate the sludge of your coffee. I want to deconstruct your elitism”