Symbiosis: Jeremiah Morris

Fri, Sept 1–Sun, Nov 5, 2017

Photographer Jeremiah Morris creates multimedia sculptures from reclaimed materials and photographs. Influenced by climate change and resilience, his work explores man-made structures, nature, and their divergent paths of growth and decay over time. Sterile acrylic forms and imperfect slate and wood panels mimic man-made structures imposed upon the Earth’s natural landscape that decay or defy the test of time. Discarded photographic prints are assembled into shapes inspired by lichens, slow-growing organisms formed by the symbiotic relationship between fungi and algae or cyanobacterium on trees, rocks, in mid-air, and even in the most extreme environments. Upon these geometric surfaces, Morris’ organic-like forms, created from failures, celebrate resilience, adaptation, and the odd in-between of the natural and unnatural worlds in which humans exist.
 

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Opening Reception, Thu, Sept 7
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Artists in Fiction Book Club, Wed, Sept 20 & Oct 18
Make It/Take It: Fused Glass, Thu, Sept 28


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Symbiosis
Processing (detail) by Jeremiah Morris

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