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Enter the Cúcala: Audio Tour—Gargola 1

Script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellow Mae Blackwell Transcript You can observe in this piece that there are very distinct rips and burns in the canvas that call the viewer’s […] More »



Enter the Cúcala: Audio Tour—A Baby Blue Vessel

Script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellow Anek Yen Transcript The painting you’re currently viewing is called Vessel, and if you look closely, the painting’s name is tattooed on the central […] More »



Enter the Cúcala: Audio Tour—Attuned to the Messenger

Script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellow Aria Cooper Transcript In this piece, a woman-like creature with protruding hot pink eyes, menacing sharp teeth, and a whimsical mass of flowing green […] More »



Enter the Cúcala: Audio Tour—y Gargola 2

Script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellow Aria Cooper Transcript In this piece, a woman elegantly holds herself in a handstand-like position on top of an alligator with a gold chain […] More »



Enter the Cúcala: Audio Tour—Hypnotized by the Charmer

Script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellow Anek Yen Transcript The title of this piece is called The Charmer. Even though the first thing you might notice is how fully exposed […] More »



Enter the Cúcala: Audio Tour—To Not Give a Mango’s Damn

Script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellow Mae Blackwell Transcript As you can observe, Rixy prefers to work on unconventional surfaces, her background in sculpture and spatial awareness inspire her to […] More »



Folie à Deux: Audio Tour—Reuziad (times of Woe)

Script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellow Mae Blackwell Transcript This mixed media piece, titled Reuziad (times of woe), is one of the many dynamic pieces by Cyrille Conan that is […] More »



Folie à Deux: Audio Tour—Dez Gouel Nedeleg (winter solstice)

Audio clip and script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellow Mae Blackwell Transcript Here, again, we see Cyrille Conans circle motif, but this time the shapes are clear, forming an outline […] More »



Folie à Deux: Audio Tour—o/e

Audio clip and script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellow Aria Cooper Transcript This colorful, geometric, 20 panel painting is called o/e by Kenji Nakayama. Kenji is a sign painter and […] More »



Folie à Deux: Audio Tour—Site-specific, collaborative mural

Audio clip and script by Gallery & Curatorial Fellows Mae Blackwell and Aria Cooper Transcript Cyrille and Kenji have known each other since the early 2000s but didn’t start collaborating […] More »