Michael Giancristiano Intergalactic Dreaming

About The Artwork

  • Exhibitor

  • Michael Giancristiano
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  • Year

  • 2017
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  • Description

  • Los Angeles-based artist Michael Giancristiano elevates the ordinary material of plywood through a labor-intensive process of deconstruction and manipulation. The topography of his large-scale plywood wall reliefs resemble the surface of the moon, pitted with craters. Created through a collaborative exercise with participants from diverse cultures and social strata, the pieces are the result of a tremendous amount of kinetic energy, intended to mirror the process by which asteroid collisions form the moon's irregular surface.
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  • Location

  • Terminal 2 West, West End Gallery, Upper Level (post-security)
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