It's gonna work out fine. | by Lisa Slominski

9 Apr 2011 – 30 Apr 2011

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Wed-Sat 1-7pm

Tenderpixel Gallery

London, United Kingdom


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Tenderpixel is pleased to present ‘It's gonna work out fine.', a solo-project by artist Lisa Slominski. As Curator of the artist-run gallery since the fall of 2010, Slominski approaches her curatorial and artistic practices with an instinctive use of interiors. ‘It's gonna work out fine.' will show a new body of work that investigates the meditative and seductive attributes of decoration through material and installation. The artist systematically fragments representations of physical, cyber and sacred space, conflating these newly disjointed arenas with her personal queries into the comforting nature of anthropomorphisation. Slominski's focal work in the exhibition ‘Pookie' is an installation comprised of over 100 laser-cut Perspex symbols positioned from floor to ceiling and implements the artist's ongoing exploration of pattern techniques. The accompanied print series are flocked; an allusion to luxury via Slominski's research of Victorian period velvet wallpaper. Slominski's motivations are suggestive of interior design techniques for domestic, commercial and religious spaces: she evokes recognition of the viewer's experiences, her mitigations then disrupt the familiarity. By shifting the context and scale of ready-made materials she attempts to simulate an innovative sense of spatial solace, simultaneously for herself and the audience. Lisa Slominski (b. 1981) is an American artist currently living and working in London. She received her BA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2003) and her MFA in Art Practice from Goldsmiths, University of London (2008). Slominski has shown internationally including exhibitions in England, Scotland, the United States and South Africa. Curatorial projects include ‘What's Yours Is Mine' with Roisin Byrne and Duncan Wooldridge, as well as, ‘The Bottom Line' including work by Richard Ansett and Patrick Coyle. Forthcoming in 2011, she has a solo-show with Dimensions Variable, Miami with support from the Fountainhead Residency.

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