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A double, if not, multiple sensory phenomenon is the way humans interact with the external world by negotiating our internal desires within the game of what we know.  Jane Mulfinger archives human artifacts and engages the public in conceptual and perceptual reflections on the significances of specific human behavior. Used clothes, tools, household goods, and novelties transform into mesmerizing insights explored by leveraging these objects beyond their factual properties. In Lost For Words, the engraved fragments of musical scoring and Morse coding wall-projected through second-hand spectacles play upon the paradox of vision, reading and memory.

 

Her Mobile Apparition Series features perambulatory hand-propelled units manifesting the slow angelic movement of feathers interacting within the fast movements of a city center, providing possible moments of awe and visual enlightenment. The sensational potential in what is overlooked, embodied and normalized in our human understanding of objects can trigger the most compelling transformation.

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Max Presneill & Kio Griffith from ARTRA Curatorial is a volunteer organization for the implementation of new modes of exhibition, locally, nationally and internationally, that feature artist-led emerging platforms and opportunity based interactions and community building via social practice type events. Founded in 2009, the group has instigated large scale art events and exchanges, as well as the alternative art fair Co/Lab, throughout Los Angeles and has new projects being presented in China, France and UK in 2014, as well as the continuation of their MAS ATTACK series of events both in LA and other US cities.

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