January 22, 2013
Nathaniel Stern and Jessica Meuninck-Ganger continue their unique prints + drawings mounted to video screens, creating 'moving images on paper.' This exhibition premieres 14 new works that culminated from an online residency with GALLERY AOP, and featuresa catalog with essay by renowned media theorist Richard Grusin. For documentation including text, images and videos of the artists' ongoing work together, please visit http://jessicameuninckganger.nathanielstern.com
the most literal level, Dynamic
Stasis refers to how
each of the works combines the "dynamism" of moving video with the
"stasis" of graphic prints. Each of the main works combines a print
(or drawing) on translucent paper, which is overlaid on a looped video playing
on a LCD photo-viewing screen, resulting in a doubled and amplified work of
art. The images in each print are drawn (etched, carved, screened, etc) from
images that occur in the video at different moments in time, with subject
matter that ranges from prosaic moments in everyday life to various, complex
and iconographical systems.
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