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Limen | Adriane Strampp
June 21 - July 21
21 June – 21 July, 2018
Latin limin-, limen
A threshold below which a stimulus is not perceived or is not distinguished from another.
Adriane Strampp’s process begins with a collection of photographs, obscure and obscured source material, a compilation of information gathered from places once visited which continue to have some pull or gravitas.
In her studio, fragments of reference material are rearranged, merged and edited to create a new ambiguous reality and a sense of discord; a response painted from the artist’s personal experiences and broader response to the current global climate.
There is also a playfulness with scale in her work; small things are sometimes made monumental while the monumental can also be represented in a small format. The painterly process oscillates between depictions of real and explorations of the material: not all is at it seems.