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Things Fall Apart: Group Exhibition at Visual Aid Gallery
Date Saturday June 08
Time 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Visual Aid Gallery
57 Post Street, Suite 905
San Francisco, CA 94104
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/AuthorJulie Blankenship, E.D.
Emailvisaid [at]
Exhibition opens June 6, 2013; Reception Saturday, June 8, 3-5pm; Artist and curator walk-through at 3pm

Visual Aid presents Things Fall Apart, a group exhibition featuring young female artists from Visual Aid and the greater community exploring decay, in all its forms, through their unique perspectives. Artists include Christine Ancalmo, Helen Bayly, Lauren Kelley, Gwen Mercado-Reyes, Susan O'Malley, Veronica Rojas, and Lauren A Toomer. Curated by Rhiannon Evans MacFadyen.

The exhibition begins June 6, 2013. A reception will be hosted on Saturday, June 8, 3-5pm, including a walk-through with the curator and artists at 3pm. For more information, visit

Decay, decomposition, illness, loss, failure... You may not know this, but women have a particular sense of worry and pending doom--from fears of rape and battery and centuries of institutionalized oppression, to the pain and mess of menstruation and childbirth, to the loss of 'beauty' as we age. Things Fall Apart gathers a selection of artists, who are women, to explore the ways women tackle decay in their artworks-either overtly or through subtext-as they look to their future, experience it prematurely, or recognize it in our every day. A variety of media is presented as each artist applies humor and sensitivity, sincerity and irony, aversion and acceptance to this entropic world we live in.

The reception also coincides with the Yerba Buena Gallery Walk, where you can view exhibitions and participate in events at a dozen galleries in downtown San Francisco. Details and a map and schedule can be found at
Added to the calendar on Friday May 31st, 2013 7:00 PM
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by Julie Blankenship, E.D. Friday May 31st, 2013 7:00 PM
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