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Opening Saturday 9/13: The Eve Of…

After a year of planning and several weeks as a self-initiated artist-in-residence, I’m excited to open a show of my work in a pop-up space I’m also running for this project. It’s been a huge endeavor and includes work in a new creative direction. Hope to see you there!

Christine Wong Yap: The Eve Of…
September 13–24, 2014
Falchi Building
31-00 47th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
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(Four blocks from the 7 train at 33rd/Rawson Station)

The Eve of… is a new installation of sculptures and video examining uncertain psychological states. Inspired by the decisive moment after setbacks and before actions, the project explores the disassembled self on the eve of re-organization.

Mirrors, colored vinyl, Mylar, plastic bags, and asphalt-based paint are used to create props and scenes of light and darkness. Through such works, viewers may encounter their own reflections or shadows, or the incongruity of ineffable emotions and physical embodiment.

Opening reception:
Saturday, September 13, 5–7 pm
Refreshments will be served; victuals contributed by Whole Foods

Public forum:
Featuring guest speaker Andria Hickey, Associate Curator, Public Art Fund
Wednesday, September 24, 7–9 pm

Additional gallery hours:
Wednesday, September 17, 12–3 pm
Saturday, September 20, 1–5 pm
And by appointment by emailing theeveof @ christinewongyap.com.

All events are free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible.

More info: theeveof.christinewongyap.com or theeveof @ christinewongyap.com.

The Eve Of… is supported by an Individual Artists grant from the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Support from the Falchi Building and Whole Foods is also gratefully acknowledged.

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