Friday, November 07, 2008

If You Didn't Know What This Was, Would You Know What This Is?

Nilay Lawson
November 1 - December 6, 2008

Transformer's 6th Annual DC Artist Solo Exhibition presents the work of Nilay Lawson in her first solo exhibition.
Artist Talk: November 8, 2008, 2pm

EXHIBITION HOURS: Wednesday - Saturday, 1-7 pm & by appointment

Questioning whether or not her artistic endeavors only truly exist in the conceptual form, when a project can actually be considered "finished", and if the objects she creates are merely remainders of larger artistic production - Nilay's painting, drawings, and mixed media installations featured in If You Didn't Know What This Was, Would You Know What This Is? document her obsessive consideration of objects and belongings used, consumed, and often discarded. Nilay stages artistic interventions throughout Transformer's project space to explore the seemingly banal issues of daily life and their broader implications on her art-making processes. About this exhibition, Nilay states, "It compiles many endeavors I have approached to date as an artist. I'm releasing the evidence of my art experiences."
1404 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

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