Via The Pitch
Bricolaje, at La Esquina, examines the personal and the political in the Mexican-American experience
In the news, a border wall is discussed as an economic concern, immigration reduced to statistics and talking points. Bricolaje, a new exhibition at Charlotte Street Foundation’s gallery La Esquina (1000 W 25th St), offers the personal and the specific in contrast to these political generalizations. It manages to be timely without being reactionary.
Via KC Studio
Using colored pencil, graphite and gel pen, Kansas City/Lawrence artist Fuko Ito conjures imaginary worlds in her entrancing small works featuring “fumblys,” the artist’s name for the invented little characters she presents in “plushy environments.”
Via Informality Blog
The death drive was alive in Mirror Eupepsia, an exhibit about decay and transition. Monstrous portraits, deconstructed digital video, and haunting mythological symbols created an environment for the viewer to not only digest, but decompose, while held in the softness of collaboration.