Graduate Student Activities: Wylie Schwartz at station923

Join doctoral student and curator Wylie Schwartz at station923 on Friday, July 25, for an opening reception for Clara Chapin’s show Besides. See below for more information or visit http://station923.wordpress.com/

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station923 presents:

Besides
Clara Chapin

Station 923
923 East Shore Drive
Ithaca, NY

Opening reception Friday, July 25th
July 25 – September 3, 2014

Sets of objects, images, and phrases, placed beside one another elaborate miniature dramas. They function as parataxis a literary tool which juxtaposes simple sentences or statements (without any hierarchy  or conjunction) to create meaning in a physical context.  [Greek, a placing side by side, from paratassein, to arrange side by side : para-, beside; see para-1 + tassein, tag-, to arrange.] The vocabulary of elements presented in these sets are culled from the last two years and touch upon the weather, inter-subjectivity, desire, tragedy, feminism and chromology. Through the ordering of these fragments, and gestures, narratives can be derived. The stories are further informed by the fact of them being displayed in a domestic environment.  Station 923, in addition to being a space for art exhibition since 2011, is a home and frequently hosts friends, as well as airbnb guests.  These are just things to live with.

Whatever may be either retained or omitted, without making any sensible difference, is not properly a part.

-Aristotle

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screening at dusk by the
Ithaca Fantastic Film Festival:

JSA, Park Chan-Wook; 2000
Summer mini series at Station923: Revisiting political thrillers

station923 and The Ithaca Int’l Fantastic Film Festival are putting together a three film mini-series to re-explore the political thriller genre with selections spanning the 30 years before the new millennium from across three territories. From Park Chan-Wook’s, South-Korean, film industry game-changer, JSA (Joint Security Area, 2000); to the vanguard experimental film, Michel Deville’s Le Dossier 51 (1976); to Alan Pakula’s second instalment in the paranoia trilogy, The Parallax View (1974), each of these films changed the way we see cinema.

JSA, Park Chan-Wook; 2000

When two North Korean soldiers are murdered in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, a Swiss-born officer is brought in to investigate. While looking into the murders, she interviews both North and South Korean officers and learns that the histories, and intrigue, run deeper than originally thought.

station923
923 E. Shore Drive
Ithaca, NY  14850
607.227.7803
http://www.station923.wordpress.com

*Parking is limited. Please park at parking lot across the street and walk over

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