Sarah Small: The Delirium Constructions
Tuesday, March 09, 2010


Sarah Small: The Delirium Constructions
Free reception on Wed, Mar 10 from 6-8pm.

92nd Street Y

200 Hudson Street
New York, NY

Exhibition opens Fri, Mar 5 and runs through Fri, Mar 26, 2010

The Delirium Constructions is an ongoing body of work exploring disassociated characters brought together into the same space. Small brings models into improbable, close interactions to examine the social and graphic contrasts of youth and experience, hysteria and discipline, tragedy and hilarity and sexuality and desexualization. These scenarios are staged, but the emotions that result are born through improvisation, spontaneously captured and authentically experienced. Like an optical illusion, where the viewer shifts between opposing visual perceptions, these images reference emotional illusion, a rocking back and forth between projection and introspection, between darkness and hilarity.


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