Over the course of our week long mini-feature on the San Francisco Bay Area (July 22-28, 2012) Curiously Direct (aka Aaron Harbour) posted exhibition reviews directly to Temporary Art Review’s Facebook page.
Southern Exposure (SoEx) is an artist-centered non-profit organization that is committed to supporting visual artists. An active presence in the Bay Area for 38 years, SoEx is continually evolving in response to the needs of artists and the community while engaging the public in artists’ work.
Sean McFarland’s loosely gridded installation of fifteen black and white images at first appears as rather straightforward landscape photography. However, in various media and techniques McFarland employs alteration, duplication, and substitution to make the work deceptively complex.
Smartly modeled after a “mixed tape,” Tommy Becker presents an unevenly successful series composed of two sides and twenty-five tracks.