“One Story Is Not Enough”
June 3-July 30, 2022
Tim Tate and Michael Janis every grew up as avid viewers, every single obtaining the imaginary earth as typically a great deal additional engaging, wonderful and adventurous as what they discovered all-around them.
When Michael Janis and Tim Tate achieved, pretty much 20 several years back, they discovered a shared fascination of narrative sculpture – a person that seeks to get there at an impression that is the two unflinchingly candid in physical representation and psychologically evasive. Operating collectively, they are intrigued in the simultaneous browse of an right away recognizable image that asks the viewer to linger in excess of record and meanings that unfurl much more gradually. Mark, line and substance turn into an extension of touch in the act of representation. The romance of hand to subject, negotiated by means of the material, can elicit a response of both visible and tactile.
With these confines they build perform in several approaches, but if you stand a little bit again and see their historical past a massive thread of interconnected tales weave as a result of their operate from day a single. The natural beauty comes into concentration and the viewer sees the edges of a entire world not dissimilar to this one particular, but so substantially more considerate.
They existing this glimpse into that option entire world, seemingly unstuck in time somewhere in between past and foreseeable future.