Sedimentations: Assemblage as Social Repair
Thursday, June 21, 2018
6 to 8pm
Sedimentations: Assemblage as Social Repair was on view at The 8th Floor from June 21 through December 8, 2018 and included artworks by El Anatsui, Maren Hassinger, Elana Herzog, Samuel Levi Jones, Mary Mattingly, Lina Puerta, Michael Rakowitz, Jean Shin, Shinique Smith, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Roberto Visani, and Michael Kelly Williams. Artworks in the exhibition were embedded with content such as cultural heritage and preservation, technological obsolescence, spiritual engagement, sustainable ecology, the impacts of gun culture on the environment, and more generally, social responsibility, using artifacts of human existence to reinterpret the cycles of creation, consumption, and waste.