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      …to unravel the bind: Maine College of Art 2020 Faculty Triennial in Portland

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      February 18, 2020

      Tuesday  11:00 AM (daily until March 1, 2020)

      522 Congress St.
      Portland, Maine 04101

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      …to unravel the bind: Maine College of Art 2020 Faculty Triennial

      On view: January 17 – March 1, 2020
      Exhibition Opening: Friday, January 17, 2020, 5:00–8:00pm

      Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
      ICA Gallery hours: Wed–Sun, 11:00am–5:00pm, Thurs, 11:00am–7:00pm, Friday, 11:00am–5:00pm, (FFAW until 8:00pm)

      This exhibition is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos, and Juror Ellen Tani, Boston-based art historian and independent curator.

      "Is the end in sight, or can we already see the end times? In 2020, we will weather the swells and tensions of subterfuge, irreversible change, and societal forces that tend toward self-destruction. Now more than ever, we need the thinking, making, and imagining that drives artists to make work both because of and in spite of these challenges. Inevitably pulled into the fray, where there is no clear path forward, up, or out, their practices navigate shifting grounds one step at a time, adapting to uncertainty both provisionally and purposefully. To unravel the bind, some pursue processes of dismantling, yielding new spaces and material configurations. Others take up forms, materials and design once intended to visually obscure or physically confine, transforming or repurposing them into new tools and structures for generative exploration. In doing so they explore the increasingly evanescent contours of truth, knowledge, and fact, reading the world as it presents itself—in all its complexity and imbalance—even when it does not make sense." – Ellen Y. Tani, Guest Juror

      Featured Artists:
      Marian Baker, Stephen Benenson, Michel Droge MFA ’10, Annika Earley MFA ’16, John P. Gardiner ’07, MFA ’14, Kate Greene, Adrian King ’12, Alysha Kupferer, Alex Lukas, Honour Mack, Kelly McConnell, Rachel Eleni Somerville, Ling-Wen Tsai

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