Saturday, September 1, 2012

Opening: Upside Downturn @ Galerie Laroche/Joncas in Montreal

Upside Downturn
Galerie Laroche/Joncas
372 Ste-Catherine O. #410
Montreal, Quebec

Opening: Saturday, September 8th, 2012

September 8th-October 20th

Upside Downturn is about abstraction across a broad spectrum of definitions for that word. A discovery of shared artistic values that span the various disparities distinguishing each of the artists in the show. It’s a kind of apparent empathy between object makers despite unlikely conditions, intentions and contrasting backgrounds. It is a strange but specific cross section of working methods that together seem to be asking the right questions at a moment when financial and political uncertainties coupled with unbridled technological proliferations, are omnipresent.


Kris Chatterson
Vince Contarino
Michael Dopp
Jay Henderson
Benjamin King
Osamu Kobayashi
Lauren Luloff
Rob Nadeau
Yadir Quintana
Maria Walker
Holly Zausner

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