Organized by Ryan Hill and Kyungmi Shin

Artists include » Laurel Beckman / Kurt Forman / Amy Green / Ryan Hill / Pam Jordan / Kyungmi Shin / Cheryl Walker / Andrew Bucksbarg /
Ragan Cole-Cunningham / Mai Shimohana / Rick Robinson / David McDonald

Opening: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2001, 7-10 p.m.
Oct. 13 thru Nov. 10, 2001
Hours: Fri./Sat./Sun. 12 - 5 p.m.
Where: The Brewery Project 676 South Ave. 21 #33

The Brewery Project presents “Saturation,” an exhibition of work by contemporary artists from Los Angeles organized by Ryan Hill and Kyungmi Shin.

This exhibition, in the words of the organizers, presents:
“a group show of twelve LA artists with paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, video, and installation that though working with a range of materials and formats deal with some thematic commonalities in their references to technology, the human body, and the merging of the public and the private. Many of the artists refer to process through loose mark-making, painterly spills, exposed gadgetry and pedestrian performances.”

The following are individual descriptions of the artists works that will be shown:

Laurel Beckman presents a large-scale collage which is intricately cut and layered from newspaper ads. Each collaged unit assumes the shape of a section of the MIR Space Station.

Kurt Forman’s large-scale sci-fi photo uses toy soldiers and light to simulate the intensity of a “death ray” penetrating their bodies.

Amy Green’s painting installations use cast consumer products, plastic pours and fluorescent light.

Ryan Hill’s collaborative video projection with Amy Green is a three part exploration of a futuristic city built with plastic pours, theatrical lighting, and mismatched legos.

Pam Jordan’s mural size drawing are intricate layers of letra-set type that evokes both maps and video games.

Kyungmi Shin shoots voyeuristic videos of Asian women in public places. She and other participants will present a thematically-linked opening night performance.

Cheryl Walker’s pencil drawings on vellum are created with vigorous layers of mark making. These drawings refer to the body and the landscape.

Andrew Bucksbarg creates interactive site-specific sculptures that use light, low-tech robotics and sound to create works that refer to science fiction and fantasy.

Ragan Cole-Cunningham’s stains her canvas by pouring and dripping large amounts of alcohol onto its surface.

Mai Shimohana creates a video performance installation of the artist’s urinating in public spaces.

Rick Robinson will show his Big Boy billboard campaign that has been saturating the streets of LA over the past few years.

David McDonald’s sculpture installation consist of meticulously crafted units of paint and plaster that populate the gallery floor.