Hedreen Gallery Announces Upcoming Exhibition: gravity jokes

Written by Karen L. Bystrom
September 5, 2018

Philippe Hyojung Kim, Paint Cast Dentistry (2018) Latex-enamel paint, thread, polyethlene sheet

gravity jokes

September 8 – November 17 (extended!)

Opening Reception Saturday, September 8, 6 - 8 p.m.

Publication Release Party, October 20, 6 - 8 p.m.

In this experimental exhibition-as-conversation, six artists who create work somewhere on an (imagined?) continuum between traditional sculpture and stand-up comedy tell jokes about gravity and/or jokes with gravity. gravity jokes includes new works in installation, sculpture, storytelling, drawing, poetry, comedy and animation from Seattle-based artists:

  • Dewa Dorje
  • Andy Fallat
  • Philippe Hyojung Kim
  • Mario Lemafa
  • E.T. Russian
  • Khadija Ann Tarver

artwork by Andy Fallat, On the occasion of the gravity jokes opening, Hedreen Gallery's library expands with eight new books suggested by exhibiting artists and writers as well as a rotating selection of featured video, periodicals and essays. Updates on Instagram.

Hedreen Gallery

  • Lee Center for the Arts
  • 901 12th Avenue in Seattle (between Marion St. and Spring St.)
  • Open Hours: Wed. - Sat., 1 - 6 p.m.
  • Phone: 206.296.2244

Dewa Dorje, documentation still from Laugh Back (a benefit for NWDC Resistance) 08.23.18Gallery Access: 2 Hour Parking is available on the street and visitor parking is available in Seattle University parking lots. The Hedreen Gallery is wheelchair accessible. Large print versions of wall text and text work are available at the gallery desk.  For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Seattle University Galleries Curator Molly Mac. One week advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.

 

 

E.T. Russian, Hello, video comic still (2018)Image credits (top to bottom)

Philippe Hyojung Kim, Paint Cast Dentistry (2018) Latex-enamel paint, thread, polyethlene sheet

Andy Fallat, "Cyclide... I think", work in progress (2018)

Dewa Dorje, documentation still from Laugh Back (a benefit for NWDC Resistance) 08.23.18

E.T. Russian, Hello, video comic still (2018)