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Saturday, 27 April 2019 to Sunday, 5 May 2019
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Saturday, 27 April 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Acidic Taste

Exploring how frustration affects the creative process

Curated by Zsófia Kókai

Exhibiting artists include Lili Agg, Carlos Beltran Arechiga, Nikolett Balázs, Bence Barta, Dániel Bernáth, Ron Fischer, David Leapman, Ty Pownall, Veronika Romhány, Curtis Stage, Nóra Teplán, and Valerie Wilcox

Durden and Ray presents Acidic Taste, a collaborative exhibition between the Los Angeles-based artist collective and MŰTŐ of Budapest, Hungary, that explores the positive and negative experiences with frustration.

Works from Acidic Taste reflect on issues of stress, frustration, and anxiety from multiple sources. While recognizing the beneficial effects of frustration, this exhibition examines how age, cultural heritage, and environment affect perception through the use of various perspectives and media.

Examples of the work include Veronika Romhany's Nimova Projeckt, a series of 3D-based lo-fi videos that relate to deconstruction, self-destruction, and negation with relation to the body and ethics; Lili Agg’s spatial paintings of abstracted tissues reflect on the fragmented identity and the frustrating atmosphere of post-human reality; Nikolett Balázs’ playful yet socially-engaged paintings based on memories of domestic labor and the occasional pique spawned from working with tactile materials during her formative years; and David Leapman paintings present a labyrinth of possibilities that lead to everywhere and nowhere, where the sum of the parts create a whole that then disintegrates into a perceptible tapestry.

At the center of Acidic Taste is the methodology of deconstruction in understanding, mediating, while ultimately transforming frustration into a source of creativity.

Opening reception: 7-10 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019

On view: April 27 - May 5, 2019

Hours: Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

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1206 Maple Ave. #832, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Durden and Ray , Los Angeles

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