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Sweetwater, Berlin - Christopher Aque - Red-blooded, White-skinned, and the Blues

 
 

Christopher Aque
Red-blooded, White-skinned, and the Blues

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December 1, 2018 – January 26, 2019
Extended by appointment through February 23, 2019
Opening reception November 30, 2018, 6pm to 9pm

Press Release
Checklist
Curriculum Vitae

Press:
Artforum || Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe


Christopher Aque (*1987, Chicago) lives and works in New York. Recent solo projects include Idling, Regards, Chicago (2018), and Frame, Frieze Art Fair, New York (2018). His work has recently been included in group shows at the Abrons Arts Center, New York (2018); Rzeplinski, New York (2017); SculptureCenter, New York (2016); and Motel, New York (2016). Aque was a participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine, US in 2012 and received an MFA from Hunter College, New York in 2016.

Installation view, Christopher Aque, Red-blooded, White-skinned, and the Blues
Left to Right: Transmission, 2018; Transmission, 2018 (FM transmitter); Erasure (en masse), 2018

Installation view, Christopher Aque, Red-blooded, White-skinned, and the Blues
Foreground: Transmission, 2018 (FM transmitter); Background: Erasure (en masse), 2018

Installation view, Christopher Aque, Red-blooded, White-skinned, and the Blues
Left to Right: Sanitation (Pride), 2018; Transmission, 2018

Installation view, Christopher Aque, Red-blooded, White-skinned, and the Blues
Top: Sanitation (Pride), 2018; Bottom: wire from Transmission, 2018

Erasure (en masse), 2018
Motion-deactivated UV-C germicidal fluorescent lamps, anodized and painted aluminum, motion sensors

Transmission, 2018
FM transmitter, computer, and custom-programmed single-channel FM radio with anodized aluminum, painted steel, acrylic, mesh, and glass

Sanitation (Pride), 2018
UV-C exposed gelatin cyanotype on lacquered aluminum in acrylic frame

Installation view, Christopher Aque, Red-blooded, White-skinned, and the Blues
Erasure (en masse)
, 2018 (lights activated as seen from street)