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Erin Davis | VITREOPHOBIA

Friday, August 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Takt presents

Erin Davis

 VITREOPHOBIA

curated by Takt

 Opening: Friday, August 12th 7 – 10pm
Exhibition: 13.08. – 02.09.2016
Open hours: Sunday 4-7pm and by appointment

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Kunstraum Tapir,  Weserstraße 11, 10247 Berlin-Friedrivhshain

VVITREOPHOBIA

Kunstraum Tapir is pleased to present VITREOPHOBIA: New Works by Erin Davis, the artist’s first solo show in Berlin.  Erin’s practice examines the biological and psychological ramifications of a world constantly drenched in LED light.  Through moving image and installation based media, he creates glimpses into worlds where these consequences are magnified towards a point of uncanny sensory-overstimulation.  Often combining aesthetics of medical sterility and DIY underground plant grow-houses, Erin’s works take on an almost post-human presence. The viewer is continually unsure whether they are the examiner or the examined in the experiment-like environments he creates that appear visually seductive, often using strobing lights and copious amounts of reflective material, with more serious undertones.  Influenced by his research of the varying implications of LED light’s unblinking glow: such as sleeplessness, laboratory experimentation, military torture, or physiological/psychological effects on plants, animals, and humans, Erin’s work perceptually and psychologically challenges the viewer.  He is compelled by the ramifications of LED light in a culture that lives and breathes it.

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Details

Date:
Friday, August 12, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Takt Berlin | Leipzig
Email:
taktberlin@gmail.com
Website:
www.taktberlin.org

Venue

Tapir Gallery
Neue Hochstraße 8
Berlin-Mitte, 13347 Germany
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