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July 1, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - July 17, 2016 @ 5:00 PM
(In conjunction with Alloverstreet)
Not driven by impulse, painter Jinie Park and photographer Tao Ho take the world in slowly and with a sensitive touch. In order to get deeper into their own mind they retreat to a room; a container for thoughts. Experiences flow from their mind onto the paper, the canvas, film negative to positive image. Park and Ho’s work pertains to light, memory, and weight.
“My personal poetry is a failure.
I do not want to be a person.
I want to be unbearable.
Lover to lover, the greenness of love.”
Ho looks down into the abyss, while Park looks up from it.
Jinie Park was born in 1987 in Seoul, South Korea. She lives and works in Philadelphia. She received her MFA in 2015 from the Maryland Institute College of Art and BFA from Seoul National University in Seoul, South Korea. She had solo shows including Reap/Sow Hamilton gallery (Baltimore, MD); Mobility at Elizabeth Leach gallery (Portland, OR); and From a Number at Great White Wall gallery (Baltimore, MD). Recent exhibitions include 2016 Members Juried Exhibition at the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, (Delaware, DE); Surface Tension at Current Space (Baltimore, MD); Non-Representational Painting Competition Finalists Show at Miami University (Oxford, OH); Back to School Season at Steven Harvey Fine Art Project (New York, NY). She was the winner of the Maryland Art Council Individual Artist Award in 2016 (Maryland, MD); Henry Walters Traveling Fellowship (Baltimore, MD); and Salzburg Summer Academy full grant (Salzburg, Austria) in 2015
Tao Ho was born in 1987 in Guangzhou (Canton), China, He is a photographer and currently based in Baltimore, Maryland. He recently received his Master of Fine Arts in the program of Photographic and Electronic Media at Maryland Institute College of Art.
Select shows: [Abyss], Wilgus Gallery( Baltimore, MD), Dis/ Order 3: Representation of Disability at Maryland Institute College of Art.