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April 2013

Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston, SC, Offers Works by Yulia Pinkusevich

The Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston, SC, is presenting Reversion: Work by Yulia Pinkusevich, a site-specific installation that examines the urban city as a relic, on view through May 4, 2013.

This exhibition observes the urban structures of the 20th Century from a distant future gazing back at our moment in time. This installation questions the validity of skyscraper architecture and the impetus for the ever-growing density and rigidity of the contemporary built environment as well as its deployment within future systems. Imagine a world of densely layered urban dwellings. Skyscrapers and labyrinths of tunnels fill this vision. This world is disconnected from nature and unaware of its ambient environment. Humans are stacked in layers, living atop one another in soaring structures. The aggregate map of their psychology is manifested in the form of their city... and then imagine it destroyed.

Special outreach programming will be made available to youths age 9 – 13 in conjunction with Reversion. Redux education coordinator Joshua Breland will lead tours of the exhibition and facilities, plus a hands-on art project based on Reversion. Please call 843/722-0697 or e-mail to (info@reduxstudios.org), attn Joshua, for more information and to reserve a space. These outreach programs are free, but you must reserve space for your group in advance-spaces are filling fast.

Yulia Pinkusevich is an interdisciplinary visual artist. Born in Kharkov, Ukraine (former USSR) she holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Rutgers University and a Masters of Fine Arts from at Stanford University. She has also studied at Harvard Graduate School of Design, School of Visual Arts and California College of Art. Pinkusevich’s works have been published and reviewed in Dwell, Art Slant, Adbuster, SF Chronicle, THE Magazine, SF Weekly, East Bay Express, Starved Magazine, and FlankStak.

Pinkusevich has been awarded residency grants from Headlands Center for the Arts, Cite International Studio in Paris, Redux in South Carolina, Goldwell Open Air Museum and The Wurlitzer Foundation. She received The San Francisco Foundations 2011 Phelan, Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship in the Fine Arts as well as Stanford University SiCA’s Spark and ASSU Grants. She has exhibited primarily in New York, Santa Fe and San Francisco. Pinkusevich’s works have been placed in private and public collection across the US, Europe and South America. She currently resides in Palo Alto, California.

Special thanks to Todd St. Onge and Technical Event Company, for lending equipment for the installation.

All of Redux exhibitions are free and open to the public. Although PARKING is not available at Redux, there is on-street parking throughout downtown as well as two parking garages in close proximity.

Redux is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization in Charleston, SC, committed to the cultivation of contemporary art through quality arts education and outreach programming, diverse exhibitions, subsidized studio space for working local artists, and a multidisciplinary approach to the creative dialogue between artists and audience. We are home to the city’s only public print studio and darkroom. Redux offers over 100 classes annually in fine arts education, taught by professional, working artists. As a member of Redux, you can enjoy discounts on classes, merchandise, early notice/discounts on special events, lectures, and much more.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery listings, call the Center at 843/722-0697 or visit (www.reduxstudios.org).


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