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Artist's Opportunities

Now at Gearbox:
SPLIT SCREEN: Deborah Oropallo, Andy Rappaport and Tamera Avery
Feb 14 - Mar 16

Artist's Reception:
March 1st, 6-9pm

Coming Soon:
Work by Deborah Benioff Friedman & Phyllis Lasché
with Linda Ellinwood: Recombinance
in the Inner Room
Mar 21 - Apr 20

Artist's Reception:
April 5th, 6-9pm

Special Event:
The Joy of Limitations: Lisa Kokin Talks About Her Process
March 30th, 2-4pm

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Deborah Oropallo, Andy Rappaport & Tamera Avery


February 14 – March 16, 2019

Artist's Reception:
Friday, March 1st from 6-9 pm

Video’s by Deborah Oropallo, with soundtrack by Andy Rappaport, and paintings by Tamera Avery examine concerns that are often at the heart of public and national debate, fueling, possibly very reasonable, social anxiety and insecurity.

Using parallel processes, Avery and Oropallo cull content from the vast resources of the internet, cutting, translating and assembling their works in potent examinations of climate change, gun control, immigration, xenophobia and other issues with somewhat painful prognostications for the future. The visually intriguing play between them engages on multiple levels, on the one hand concrete and monumental and on the other, contemplative and ephemeral, and in combination visceral and mesmerizing.