Radiozine on 10/22/12

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 10/22/2012 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
20 heroes from the City of Roses

Artist Josiane Keller talks about Each reflection of myself echoes a different emotion at me – 20 heroes from the City of Roses

Keller talks about her exhibit at p:ear Gallery, a project 9 months in the making. Keller’s 20 photographs on display feature small, painstakingly detailed ceramic figurines in the likeness of street youth and staff/volunteers, based solely on written interviews in which the youth described themselves, their emotional experiences of street-life and their surroundings.

After collecting written information from the interviewees’ regarding their appearance, life on the streets, personal histories and more, Josiane Keller translated each into a ceramic sculpture and photographed these creations in settings also gleaned from the subjects’ statements.  Each subject has been endowed with rabbit ears – a symbol used by the artist to convey emotional vulnerability.  The photographs, along with the information from the interviews, will be on display for the month of October in the p:ear gallery.THE ARTIST

Read more about the specifics of this project at Josiane Keller’s website:  http://www.josianekeller.com/

http://www.josianekeller.com/category/blog/

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