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Variations on the Theme of Loss


  • 108 Contemporary 108 East Mathew B. Brady Street Tulsa, OK, 74103 United States (map)

Exhibition at 108 Contemporary in Tulsa, OK

Opens Friday, April 6, 6-9pm

Artist Talk Saturday, April 21, 1:30-3:00pm

Press Release: 

108|Contemporary is excited to announce its upcoming exhibition Variations on the Theme of Loss: Emily Chase & Tali Weinberg. This exhibition brings together two Tulsa Artist Fellows who use fiber processes to explore complex and varied experiences of loss, from the most deeply personal to the social and global.

Emily Chase uses paper as a medium to create sculptural objects. Her intricate paper garments explore ideas about the growth and disintegration of memory and identity, creating narratives both fantastical and grounded in truth.

Tali Weinberg takes on loss at a global level, grappling with our material and affective experiences of climate change. Her weaving draws on the intimacy, sociality and science of textiles, to reveal interconnections— between multiple forms of knowledge and between corporeal and ecological bodies.

108|Contemporary will host Chase and Weinberg for artist talks guiding audiences through their work and practice. Chase’s artist talk will be on Saturday, April 7th from 1:30-3:00, with Weinberg concluding the series on Saturday, April 21st from 1:30-3:00. Together, these artists create a dialogue that intertwines individual and the collective experiences in a way that is thoughtful, intriguing, humanizing, and powerful. Variations on the Theme of Loss is an exhibition that cannot be missed, and surely will not be forgotten.

108|Contemporary is a non-profit community arts organization that supports Oklahoma’s contemporary fine craft artists. We envision a community where world-class craft and design exhibition programming inspires and educates audiences of all ages; where Oklahoma’s cultural traditions flourish and local artists thrive.

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