Jul 6th 2018

flat earth curved body

@ New Works & Horses Two

Montrose Beach

Opening Friday, July 6th, from 4PM - 10PM

On view through Friday, July 6th

New Works & Horses Two present flat earth curved body, a beachside exhibition featuring works by: Matías Añón, Marissa Macias, and Kira Scerbin, followed by a screening at dusk of The Foreigners (2001) a film by Peter Barrickman, Brent Goodsell, Didier Leplae, & Xav Leplae.

Visitors to Chicago view the oceanic Lake Michigan with awe. It reminds us of our smallness like the coasts do – then corrects – displacing us in perspective of its finite measure. Another kind of beach exists spitting distance from the luxury high-rises, across the way from east Chicago neighborhoods. A repose from the rare Chicago heat but never at the precipice – still knowing the side that we can’t see.

For flat earth curved body we chose artists and works which propagate in a space extruded by the lake and grounded by the earth entirely surrounding it.

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