Feb 25th 2017

Randy Alexander Gallery presents has extended the exhibition by Erin Hayden entitled Your Hyperbole Could Be A Screensaver until Saturday February 25th. Along with closing reception for the artist from 6 – 8pm that evening where Erin Hayden will be reading from a booklet of poetry and prose made for the exhibition in addition to reading some other recent writings.

“Text can or can not move hands. It’s not a part of our makeup to always communicate like a clean glass but to react instinctively is our only survival tactic. If we put the past past behind us and the future before us, movements will always be in waiting for the microwave to finish. This reading is a closing of images and an opening of words for you to take hold of solid chunks and forget the insignificant ones. Listen to distinct whisper and tough pronounces, there is no secret.”

Erin Hayden is a multidisciplinary artist currently living and working in Chicago. Your Hyperbole Could Be A Screensaver is Hayden’s first solo exhibition in Chicago and presents new paintings, video and installation. The following is a statement from Hayden on her exhibition:

Erin Hayden received her MFA in Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University in 2016. Her work has been exhibited in various cities across the US, and abroad. She has been featured in reviews and publications such as, Frieze, Chicago Tribune, New City: Art, and most recently Lori Waxman’s 60wrd/min art critic writing performance. She has also been featured on Studio Break, a contemporary art podcast. One of her most recent exhibitions was at Theaster Gates’ new space in Chicago, Stony Island Arts Bank, organized by Carolyn Christov-Bakergiev, director of Documenta 13 and the 14th Istanbul Biennial.

More of Erin Hayden’s work can be viewed at http://erinkhayden.com/

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