Sunday, January 11, 2015

Isolation Room/Gallery Kit: Friday 23 January 2015


Please join us at 5723 Dewey Avenue on Friday, January 23 for another opening at IsolationRoom/Gallery Kit.

Caitlin Funston
Opening Reception: Friday, January 23, 2015, 6pm-8pm

In Caitlin Funston’s maps of synapses, neurons and what look alternately like galaxies or solar systems you get a sense that the cosmic and the atomic are fused in some dislocated reality. These intensely detailed images could be considered a redress of acid colored William Morris inspired paisley utopia driven 60’s 70’s rock band posters. It is Hendrix on steroids but only more baroque. Tendrils and ganglions glazed and printed, painted and etched overflow from the canvas. If it were designed to accompany a band’s gig I wonder, where does this band perform? What sort of music does it play? What bizarre instruments would be fashioned? We get to peek into the fleshy tissue of psychedelic dreams a vivid and terrible vision of an organism eating itself.

5723 Dewey Ave
1st floor
St. Louis, MO 63116


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