MoCA L.I. first traveling exhibition!
Look for Into the Spines and on the Stacks @ the Patchogue Medford Library ! Opening February 20, 2024
February 20, 2024 – April 16, 2024
Into the Spines and on the Stacks, a special exhibition that will travel to Patchogue-Medford Library.
Works for Into the Spines and on the Stacks, were selected from a call and invitational for miniature installations. MoCA L.I. invitedand encouraged artists to respond to works of literature and consider creating miniature installations thatwould be presented on the shelf alongside the editions of fiction and non-fiction.Into the Spines concurrent with Manu-Script is an intimate exploration of books as physical objects. Each piece is a miniature installation within the confines of a book jacket. The viewer must peer into the spine to see the installation.
Artists in Into the Spines include John Cino, Andrea Cote, Cui Fei, Kathryn Ko, Maria Macedonio, Loretta Oberheim, Eileen Palmer, Seema Pandya, Chris Vivas, Annemarie Waugh, Amanda Reilly, and Jayne Dion.
Check back in soon for more information on how to view this exhibit at the PMLIB!
ARTISTS & the book that inspired their work!
Seema Lisa Pandya (not a specific book) Making Waves, 2023
Eileen Palmer | Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
Amanda Reilly | Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Andrea Cote | From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
Dr. Kathryn Ko | Saturday by Ian McEwan
Cui Fei | Wild Mind, Wild Earth: Our Place in the Sixth Extinction by David Hilton
Chris Vivas | Being and Nothingness by Sartre
Loretta Oberheim | Soundings by Hali Felt
Annemarie Waugh | The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Jayne Dion | Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
John Cino | Labryinths By Jorge Luis Borges
Maria Macedonio | Ninth Street Women – Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art by Mary Gabriel