Lauren Smith

2. Lauren Smith, Segmented or Whole, 2017. photo Alex Wisser
2. Lauren Smith, Segmented or Whole, 2017. photo Alex Wisser

bio:

Lauren Smith is an emerging Brooklyn-based artist. She holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (2010) and participated in the RISD European Honors Program (2009). She has completed several residencies including Studios at MASS MoCA (2016, 2015), The Wassaic Project (2016), ChaNorth (2015), and CAC Woodside (2014) receiving several merit-based awards. In 2016, Smith served as the Coordinator for Chashama’s ChaNorth Residency program and curated a culminating show at Chashama’s 266 West 37th St gallery space. She has created many private and public commissions including three murals for the Transformer Mural Project in Providence, RI (2013).

statement:

Lauren Smith’s drawings and sculptures address fluctuations in human experience using repetitive gestures and self-cataloguing charts. Her recent works use simple circular forms to delineate moments and record pace. Although immaterial and potentially unquantifiable, Smith utilises durational drawing as a way to record fluctuations in perception of identity, time and self. Through accumulation the actions create a single congruent form eliminating the fragmentation of individual moments. The artwork serves as an aggregate to discuss the intersection of visceral language and introspective dialogue.

Segmented or Whole | 2017

Materials | Found clay and twine
Location | Birds Hut
1. Lauren Smith, Segmented or Whole, 2017. photo Ian Hobbs
1. Lauren Smith, Segmented or Whole, 2017. photo Ian Hobbs

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