«Quickening the Dust: Rekindling our Living Link»
Dates: February 3 — February 23, 2018
The Dorchester Art Project’s Inaugural Artist-in-Residence Exhibition featuring the work of interdisciplinary artist Allison Maria Rodriguez — allisonmariarodriguez.com/
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 3rd, 6pm — 9pm
Opening Reception Special Guest: Off Land
with a live improvisational performance in response to Rodriguez’s work and the space at 8pm — offland.bandcamp.com
Rodriguez is an interdisciplinary artist who works predominantly in video installation and new media. This solo exhibition will feature her current body of work on species extinction, climate change and political agency. Rodriguez’s work touches on the limitations of language and offers experiential methods for reconnecting with other species and our planet. She is the grand prize winner of the Human Impact Institute’s 2017 Creative Climate Awards and a 2018 Earthwatch Fellow.
In conjunction with the exhibition there will also be a panel discussion & performance on February 15th from 6pm — 8:30pm featuring artists from the greater Boston area focusing on environmental issues in their work. Please visit Rekindling Our Living Link: Artist Panel & Performance event page for more details.