Nina Cristante is an artist, autodidactic nutritionist, Aquarius and my best friend. Had it not been for a mutual friend linking us during her temporary stay in NYC seven months back, I may’ve never been introduced to the full spectrum of her work. Just a subtle trail of digital breadcrumbs. Slow-mo-promo. A whisper, a wink, a bikini body meme. A deliberately ambiguous website hosting austere at-home workout videos and fragments of clients’ food diaries.
Love and Resources brings together for the first time new work by Timur Si-Qin and Michael Jones McKean. As a starting point for their collective exhibition, the artists use their mutual interest in a new materialism that is accountable to the full diversity of a contemporary experience. The resulting works straddle the complex relationships between meaning, complexity, representation, and materiality.
See the show at Favorite Goods.
Saturday, January 12, 2012
Favorite Goods Los Angeles
936 1/2 Chung King Road
Los Angeles, CA 90012