Opening Reception: A materialist History of Contagion
Walter Phillips Gallery
Candice Lin, 'System for a Stain,' 2016. Wood, glass jars, cochineal, poppy seeds, metal castings, water, tea, sugar, copper still, hot plate, ceramic vessels, mortar and pestle, Thames mud, jar, microbial mud battery, vinyl floor. Dimensions variable. Commissioned by Gasworks. Courtesy the artist and François Ghebaly, Los Angeles. Join us for the opening reception of A materialist history of contagion. In the exhibition, Los Angeles-based artist Candice Lin traces the material history of colors and their global circulation as exotic commodities entwined with the legacies of plantation economies and colonial expansion.
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