June 16-30, 2017
MW Projects presented site-specific installations by artists Rhys Hecox and Jenny Wong-Stanley in conjunction with the opening of Doing/Living Marketplace at 218 West 57th Street. This 1897 French Gothic building was formerly the beloved Lee's Art Shop and the American Society for Civil Engineers clubhouse.
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Color, 16mm film, HD, 2k and 4k video and found objects
Runtime: 5 minutes
This meditative film about seasonal change and transformation was originally commissioned for MW Projects's exhibition aboard the S.S. Lilac steamship. In all the shots in the film, the camera is pointed down at the ground, aligning the camera image with the projected image, effectively cutting a visual hole into the floor. For more information, please visit www.rhyshecox.com.
Conifer wood and wire
The structure is an example of balance between transitional moods and spatial awareness. The recycled wood pieces represent the interactions we have with nature and are meant to change according to the viewer's perspective. For more information, please visit www.artofplants.com.
MW Projects is a cultural production and art advisory firm dedicated to bringing contemporary art to historic sites, non-traditional venues and liminal spaces. We work with emerging and established artists to transform environments and encourage dialogue about contemporary art and culture.
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