Collaborative project by Ekaterina Aksenova and Amela Parcic
Opening Reception Wednesday, July 27th , 7-10 pm Closing Reception Wednesday, August 17th , 7-10 pm Musical Performance by Amela Parcic and Danny Crump begins at 8pm STUDIO 34 Gallery 34-01 38th Ave, 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY
Body Language is a collaboration between Amela Parcic and Ekaterina Aksenova. Using a combination of sculpture and video projection, we investigate the architecture of the body and how it occupies space. Becoming more and more transient, people are no longer tied to any particular place in the world. Our body is the most permanent home we have, our identities are no longer fixed to a particular place. Language then becomes the main distinguishing part of our identity. In sculpture, the process of recreating an object in another material often transforms its physicality and the end result is never quite the same as the original. As it does in the translation of a sentence from one language to another, the loss and gain of information that occurs in the process of reproduction is the point of departure for this collaboration.