Aggregate Space Gallery: ‘Eleven and a Half Hours ‘

by admin on August 5, 2016

When:
August 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2017-08-18T18:00:00-07:00
2017-08-18T22:00:00-07:00
Where:
Aggregate Space Gallery
801 W Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94607
USA
Cost:
Free

Eleven and a Half Hours
A video installation between Dionne Lee and Shirin Abedinirad
18 August – 23 September 2017

In 1687, Isaac Newton proposed his First Law of Motion, the law of inertia: A body at rest tends to remain at rest, a body in motion tends to stay in motion. Bodies will continue in their current state, whether at rest or in motion, unless acted on by a greater outside force. As political tension between Iran and the United States increases, ongoing struggles for world power and resources directly impact everyday lives. The laws of inertia and resistance apply to both places despite the time difference (Eleven and a Half Hours, UTC-7 hours, time zone PDT).

Eleven and a Half Hours is an exhibition focused on how Iranian and American residents carry on living despite varying levels of political turmoil that maintain a state of unrest. A collaboration between two female artists in parallel political and geographical locations showcases an attempt to resist the law of inertia by entering into a conversation and sharing experiences of discomfort in a sanctioned world. This exhibition is curated by Shaghayegh Cyrous as the culminating project of Aggregate Space Gallery’s annual intensive gallery internship.

Opening Reception
18 August 6-10pm

First Friday Event
1 September 5-8pm

Second Saturday Artists Talk
9 September 11am

Friction / Function: 23 September 7pm
Local performing artists get juiced on ASG works and respond!
Curated by Jesse Hewit: jesse@aggregatespacegallery.org
aggregatesspacegallery.org/FrictionFunction

Support for the Friction / Function series generously provided by Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Gallery Hours
Fridays and Saturdays 1-5pm
and by appointment

Aggregate Space Gallery
801 West Grand Avenue
Entrance on West Street
Oakland, CA 94607
510.832.3807
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Aggregate Space is a warehouse and has a similar temperature to the outside; please dress accordingly.

Image courtesy of Dionne Lee and Shirin Abedinirad