Mary Rothlisberger @ UMOCA (Feb 3 - March 11)

 
 
 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE | JAN 20, 2017

 

MEDIA CONTACT 

Sarina Ehrgott

20 S West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MARY ROTHLISBERGER: 
From Nothing to Nothing Is No Time At All
 
A-I-R SPACE: FEB 3 - MAR 11
OPENING RECEPTION: FEB 3 | 7 - 9 PM

Salt Lake City, UT - Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) is proud to present the exhibition From Nothing to Nothing Is No Time At All by Mary Rothlisberger in the A-I-R Space.
 
If creative practice is something to drape duration on, what shape is the landscape of conversation during a slow drive across rural America? 
From human nature to geologic time, From Nothing to Nothing Is No Time At All deeply explores quietude, the real color of night, how stones can speak, and what we say to one another when we're just passing time. 
It is for all the people that come to mind when you view something beautiful, the stories that evoke happiness and sadness, the miles measured between all of us at once, and getting to understand the ground that you stand on. What color is the dust that you kick off your shoes?
  
About the Artist 
Mary Rothlisberger is a citizen artist working with remote landscapes and rural communities. Her investigations into the American landscape are a chronicle from years on the road. She uses conversational research, publications, performance, and play to express the places we situate ourselves within. Her work explores universal issues of relating to one another by sincerely engaging in site-specific action and encouraging an adventurous collective spirit.
 
About the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) has advanced and elevated the community of contemporary arts and culture since it was established in 1931. UMOCA is a fearless voice for innovation, experimentation and dialogue surrounding the topics of our time. Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UMOCA invites curiosity and promotes understanding of the challenging concepts that art and its reflective social commentary can present. UMOCA is a force forsocial transformation that unites all points of view, backgrounds, experience, and ages through pertinent art exhibitions and educational programming. UMOCA evokes change, challenges ideologies, celebrates triumph, and introduces an array of contemporary voices with in the Museum and throughout the community.
 
UMOCA is a five-time recipient of funding from the Andy Warhol Foundation and a 2015 and 2016 recipient of the Art Works Grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts.
 
UMOCA is a 501c3 institution that is supported by public foundation, and corporate gifts. Your donation in any amount is greatly appreciated, and admission is a $5 suggested donation. 
 
 
 

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