We can spend hours enumerating what actual experiences have to offer that virtual ones can’t substitute. Take online exhibitions. Suppose we see them as proxies, temporary stand-ins we try to enjoy until the real ones return; then we end up fixating on what gets lost in translation.
#Revisist | Patricia Perez Eustaquio's statement on Conversation Among Ruins (2018)
Fascinated by the contrast between paintings and tapestries, Eustaquio translated Juan Luna’s The Death of Cleopatra(1881) into the medium of textile. In transposing Luna’s painting into tapestry, Eustaquio explored questions of ownership and authenticity, identity and appropriation, consumerism and colonialism, the global migration of goods and ideas 一 complex issues that persist in many of her works.
#Revisit | Corinne de San Jose's Artist Statement on "59.59"
In our series #revisit, we share videos, notes, or images from our past exhibitions. This week, we’re taking a look at Corinne de San Jose’s statement on her sound installation 59.59, which made its debut at Silverlens in December 2019.
The Day is Now: Silverlens Galleries Reopens with Two New Shows
Following the success of their online covid19-breaker show, Anticipating the Day, Silverlens completes its one-two punch with Sustainable Anxiety by Pow Martinez and Little Blue Window by Corinne de San Jose, two timely exhibitions slated to open this Thursday, June 25, 2020. Available online, the exhibitions’ e-catalogues will be released at 8:30AM that same morning.