“Apothecary: an introduction to ritual and tradition in the outer colonies of space” by Shing Yin Khor @ Stranger Factory (Opens April 7.2017)
“Apothecary” is an art installation and narrative about the legacy of an outer colony space apothecary obsessed with Old-Earth, and also about the persistence of ritual, the space immigrant diaspora, and the obsessive nature of archiving and collecting. Visitors are invited to explore the cabinet installation, discovering and unraveling the story of Theodore Lee, a recently deceased space apothecary.
Launching April 7th @ Stranger Factory, “Apothecary: an introduction to ritual and tradition in the outer colonies of space” exhibits thru April 30th, 2017.
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“As a sculptor, cartoonist, and installation artist, I build stories that explore diasporas, the compulsion to create and collect ritual in a disordered universe, and awkward, yearning, human emotions. Rooted in my personal history as a woman and immigrant from a postcolonial country, my themes are often inspired by old museums, cabinets of curiosities, pre-Linnaean taxonomy, and the quiet horror of colonial era collecting.” - shared Shing Yin Khor.
(Above: Fortune Teller Cabinet BEFORE / Below: “After”)
Hosted by Stranger Factory - Shing Yin Khor’s Apothecary, Leslie Levings’ Guide to Minor God's and Household Spirits and David Santiago’s Speckle runs from April 7th to April 30th, 2017, with an Opening Reception for these three solo exhibitions scheduled on Friday, April 7th from 6-9pm. All three artists will be in attendance for reception.
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