• Anika Cartterfield: The Wild

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    Name: Anika Cartterfield: The Wild
    Date: January 14, 2018
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
    Anika Cartterfield, The Wild, 2017, site specific work in progress, wood, mud, drywall, paint
    Event Description:
    Anika Cartterfield deconstructs the traditional forms of the gallery -- the white wall, the pedestal, and the frame -- to interrogate how we assign and interpret the value of the ‘natural’.  Interrupting the space with new walls, mud, and wood, she demands the viewer to consider how we constrain the natural into comfortable, familiar arrangements, and how this impulse reflects a missed opportunity—to know the wild as it is, and not as we want it to be.

    VisArts Center

    155 Gibbs Street

    Rockville, MD 20850

    Date/Time Information:

    Starting Date: January 12, 2018

    Ending Date: February 11, 2018

    Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Friday, January 19, 7 – 9 PM

    Contact Information:
    Free and open to the public
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