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This exhibition will address themes of the production of food and goods through farming, either on a small, personal scale or the scale of large agri-business. The cotton in our t-shirts, the salad on our plates, the corn-syrup in our? everything were originally produced in gardens and on farms. Yet the rustic, romantic view of the lone farmer is a far cry from the reality behind the economic, genetic, environmental and political concerns that orbit usable-plant growth in our country. Artists and farmers will address these issues that affect us each greatly, but often invisibly.
Amy Youngs' residency is made possible in part through support from the National Performance Network's Visual Artists Network. Major contributors are the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, and the Nathan Cummings Foundation.
Michael Mercil was born in Crookston, MN and lives in Columbus, OH where he is Associate Professor and Chair of Graduate Studies in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University. Her received an MFA degree from the University of Chicago in 1984, and his BFA from the Minneapolis... go to artist page
From http://www.contrary.info/"Arzu is a traveler. She has begun her journey in 2002 by leaving Ankara: the city of politicians, bureaucrats and blue collars... Then she started wandering off from one city to the other, allowing new places, people, ideas and experiences to influence her work. As new experiences unfold, she... go to artist page
In flux, encountering relationships of all types, my practice mirrors the life cycle of materials. Makers of all kinds participate and relish in the emergence of a complex balance of power in a social space where dialogue determines the development of production. As with the construction of cloth, I utilize... go to artist page
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