Storefront for Art and Architecture presents Ingredients of Reality : the Dismantling of New York City by Lan Tuazon presents sculptures, drawings and prints that discuss how history, the law and class structures are written on the physical environment. Surrealist in concept, Tuazon takes real/existing parts of the built environment — including buildings, lots, and monuments – and creates a new reality against the repressive logic of property. The exhibition includes the presentation of two new works: Architectures of Defense and New York City Bar Graph, which paired with Tuazon’s Army Park and Parking Lot Landscape, present the city disassembled into parts and functions unveiling taxonomies of power reordered into new composite figures that render visible what reality has ceased to distinguish.
Lan Tuazon, b. 1976 in the Philippine Islands, lives and works in New York whether she likes it or not. She is Lan Tuazon twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Ingredients of Reality
Date: February 29th – April 7th, 2012
Opening Reception: February 28th, 2012 19:00 – 21:00
Open: Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 – 18:00
Closed on Sunday, Monday
Place: Storefront for Art and Architecture
Address: 97 Kenmare Street, New York, NY 10012
Tel. +1 212 431 5795
Text: Satsuki Miyanishi