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Catherine Ross
From November 4th 2006 to December 9th 2006
being here

Our magical link to the physical universe is an essential source of inspiration and exploration for video artists. Capturing the mysterious ways we connect to being here — or rendering the familiar mysterious — seems to make us feel better about the unexplainable that crops up in daily life. The medium’s increased accessibility and portability has allowed the video camera to become an everyday accessory, a ready tool for capturing snapshots of daily life, or documenting performances, interventions, and spontaneous interviews in the public domain. The artists in the exhibition explore the diverse potential of video as an artistic medium while conceptually playing with our certainty about reality. All of the works in the exhibition ask us to reconsider what we think we know.

The artists in the exhibition include: Adam Frelin (Albany, NY), Julie Lequin (Los Angeles, CA), Juan Recaman (New York, NY), Will Rogan (San Francisco, CA), Kerry Tribe (Los Angeles, CA/Berlin, Germany), and Siebren Versteeg (New York, NY).
– Catherine Ross

Catherine Ross is a New York based video artist whose work frames unconscious performances found in everyday life. "being here" is Ross’s first curatorial project. Her work has recently been exhibited in Brazil, in Finland, in Canada, and at several venues throughout the United States. Upcoming exhibitions and screenings include Artists Space (New York, NY), Hallwalls (Buffalo, NY), and a solo exhibition at Eastern Edge Gallery in Newfoundland. Ross attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in 2002, the Atlantic Center for the Arts in 2003, and was awarded a 2005 studio residency from The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation. She received her BA in studio art from Dartmouth College in 1994.

Bibliographie
- Redfern, Christine, «The tables turn», Montreal Mirror, 9-11 novembre 2006, p.56.
- Redfern, Christine, «Hit List», Hour, 2-8 novembre 2006, p.4.