Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching The Egg

Nov 16, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017

A.I.R. Gallery

155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY

Time: Opening reception, November 17th, from 6-8pm
Phone Number: (212) 255 6651
Contact: info@airgallery.org
Website: https://www.airgallery.org/exhibitions/dream-bird-hatching-the-egg
Description:

imageDetail of Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg

Guided meditation every Saturday, from 12:30 - 1 PM, throughout the course of the exhibition

Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
is an immersive installation of soft sculptures drawn from Walter Benjamin's essay The Storyteller, where Benjamin describes boredom as a necessary part of creating. "This process of assimilation, which takes place in depth, requires a state of relaxation, which is becoming rarer and rarer. If sleep is the apogee of physical relaxation, boredom is the apogee of mental relaxation. Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience." The dream bird evokes the boundless experience possible beyond the irritation commonly associated with boredom. 

Event Type: Exhibition