Join us to celebrate the opening of Zoë Sheehan Saldaña: There Must Be Some Way Out of Here.
The work of Zoë Sheehan Saldaña tends to hide in plain sight. Even her most elaborate undertakings, such as a reverse-engineered “Strike Anywhere” match or a hand-woven terrycloth towel, masquerade as objects you might toss away thoughtlessly, or stick in a drawer and forget. Underneath these acts of artistic camouflage lies a deep well of conviction, a drive to take full responsibility for things. For her exhibition at The Aldrich—the artist’s largest to date—the space will be populated by about fifty of her beguiling handmade artifacts. The exhibition is an extended meditation on self-reliance: the instinct to escape the anxious, sometimes hysterical tenor of contemporary life. Organized by Glenn Adamson.
The public is invited to interact with a “take one, leave one” box made by Saldaña containing objects selected by Exhibitions Director Richard Klein. We welcome participants to bring anything small to exchange at the opening exhibition.
Light refreshments will be served.