"Not Yet Utopic" at Pocket Utopia

Eric Hairabedian Pitcher 2006 C-print 30" x 24" [installation view]

Eric Hairabedian Mr. Valentine 2006 C-print 30" x 24" [installation view]

Eric Hairabedian Pepe 2007 C-print 8.5" x 11" [installation view, including blogger's reflection]

Tricia Zigmund The Church of the Cross 2007 C-print [no dimensions indicated; installation view]

Dana Gentile Dreamboy 2007 mixed media collage, wooden spool and cigar box 6.5" x 11" x 1.5" [installation view]

It's almost as much about the space as it is about the photographs, at least that's what the press release for Pocket Utopia's "Not Yet Utopic" seems to be saying. If you've been to the gallery and seen the show, you know what that's all about. But you wouldn't have to agree, since the work in this group show would shine in any environment, even a clean, white space.

The photographers are Dana Gentile, Terry Girard, Kristopher Graves, Eric Hairabedian, Jersey Walz and Tricia Zigmund. I've included in the shots above a bit of the ambiance of the evolving construction that currently defines this space and which is almost inseparable from each piece as presented here.

What follows is a bit more of the de-constructing gallery surfaces themselves, by way of a lagniappe:




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Published on July 15, 2007 4:32 PM.

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