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Lisa Slominski

It's gonna work out fine.

9 until 30 April 2011

PV: 8 April, 7 - 9pm

It's gonna work out fine. is a new body of work that investigates the meditative and seductive attributes of decoration through material and installation. The artist systematically fragments representations of physical, cyber and sacred space, conflating these newly disjointed arenas with her personal queries into the comforting nature of anthropomorphisation.

Slominski's focal work in the exhibition Pookie is an installation comprised of over 100 laser-cut Perspex symbols positioned from floor to ceiling and implements the artist's ongoing exploration of pattern techniques. The accompanied print series are flocked; an allusion to luxury via Slominski's research of Victorian period velvet wallpaper. Slominski's motivations are suggestive of interior design techniques for domestic, commercial and religious spaces: she evokes recognition of the viewer's experiences, her mitigations then disrupt the familiarity. By shifting the context and scale of ready-made materials she attempts to simulate an innovative sense of spatial solace, simultaneously for herself and the audience. 

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Lisa Slominski (b. 1981) is an American artist currently living and working London. She received her BA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2003) and her MFA in Art Practice from Goldsmiths, University of London UK (2008). Slominski has shown internationally including exhibitions in England, Scotland, the United States and South Africa. Curatorial projects include What's Yours Is Mine with Roisin Byrne and Duncan Wooldridge, as well as The Bottom Line, including work by Richard Ansett and Patrick Coyle. She has a forthcoming solo exhibition with Dimensions Variable in Miami US supported by The Fountainhead Residency.

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