INTERSPACE inspires a dialogue between figuration and abstraction, examining the space between the subject and its essence, between the natural and architectural landscapes and the internal existential landscape or perception. Whether drawing upon the architecture of the natural, built or emotional environments all four artists seek to understand and distill a sense of space, both formally as construct and conceptually as perception.
Dissecting the space between the depiction of and the experience of a place or sense of a place, Dressler and Davidow’s works apply strong formal process to the “canvas”, physically restructuring it, whether literally carving into the picture plane or folding, tanning, grinding into, shrinking and stretching it. Gonella’s layered reinterpretation of photographically represented architecture balances a sense of emotional time with actual space, while Henriquez’s bold, gestural markings form an architecture of emotion far outside the representational plane, yet firmly as real.
Curated by: Erin Parish