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Exhibitions. The Image Underneath: Mel Keiser, Diane Meyer, Krista Wortendyke Opening Reception Friday January 29th

Exhibitions. The Image Underneath: Mel Keiser, Diane Meyer, Krista Wortendyke Opening Reception Friday January 29th
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Diane Meyer, New Jersey II

Diane Meyer, New Jersey II

The Image Underneath: Mel Keiser, Diane Meyer, Krista Wortendyke. January 29th – March 29th 2016.  Opening Reception: Friday, January 29th 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Schneider Gallery is pleased to invite you to The Image Underneath featuring work by Mel Keiser, Diane Meyer and Krista Wortendyke. The artists in this exhibition distort, draw, stitch and or layer on top of photographic images to redefine the meanings of self (Keiser), history (Wortendyke), and family (Meyer).

Mel Keiser investigates the malleability of self- identity through the repeated manipulation of a single self-portrait. The added and excavated layers encased in encaustic and acrylic boxes result in the pieces to resemble artifacts. These assemblages become evidence of how the slow accumulation of time and experience can create a fragmentation in self-understanding.

Diane Meyer focuses on how the photographic image is able to substitute memory by detaching the actual experience from the representation.  Meyer embroiders on family photographs using the technique of cross-stitch to parallel the structure of digital pixels. The areas of pixilation distort the context of the image, like memory loss and digital file corruption. What remains are small comprehensible remnants of the family image.

Krista Wortendyke obstructs historically significant horrific photographs to emphasize the disconnection that has developed due to the over familiarity of the gruesome image. Wortendyke compels the viewer to have a more emotional response by forcing them to envision the masked redrawn gestures.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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