northern all ages project

PRESS RELEASE// NORTHERN:ALL AGES PROJECT


NEW WORK BY LEIF J. LEE

OUR SHARP LANDS

OPENING RECEPTION 6-9PM NOV 9 2013

NORTHERN: ALL AGES PROJECT

441 ½ LEGION WAY OLYMPIA WA 98501

LEIF J. LEE IS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTIST AND MFA:VISUAL STUDIES CANDIDATE AT THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART IN PORTLAND OREGON. LEIF’S WORK INVESTIGATES THE BODY’S PRESENCE IN THE CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE. A MACHINE MADE LAND THAT FOLLOWS POINTED RULES AND REGULATIONS BASED ON COMMERCIALISM, ECONOMY, AND TECHNOLOGY. LEIF USES BRIGHT COLORS, REPETITIVE PATTERN, SHARP CORNERS AND SOFT COTTON TO ILLUSTRATE THE IMPACT MODERNITY IMPALES INTO THE HUMAN BODY. A COLLISION THAT CREATES EXHAUSTION, SHARP PAINS, AND DISORIENTATION. THIS CURRENT BODY OF WORK EXPLORES PUZZLES, DYSTOPIAN FANTASY, NAIVE HYPNOTIC PATTERN AND A MYSTERIOUS QUEST FOR COMFORT IN OUR SHARP LANDS.

LLEE@PNCA.EDU

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