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<nettime-ann> Jessica Irish at Fringe Exhibitions


Exhibition Dates: April 15 - May 20, 2006

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 15, from 6 - 8 PM

 Fringe Exhibitions is pleased to present the work of
Jessica Irish. Entitled "Between / Everyday," this
site specific installation of recent video projections
explores new ways to visualize and construct both the
ideology and experience of the built environment. In
the main space Irish will present "Level" a four
channel video installation in which visual imagery
composited from several domestic cities continuously
shifts points of view and perspective, as concrete
becomes sky and surface becomes structure.

"Lightness," "Four Walls," and "Two Planes" will be
presented in the downstairs space. These video works
explore the nuanced conjunctures between physical and
perceptual space. In addition to the video works,
Irish will also present a series of digital prints on
typologies mounted on aluminum that complement the

Jessica Irish is an artist working in video
installation, interactive and print media whose work
questions the relationship of the visionary to the
failed, the extraordinary to the commonplace, the idea
to the commodity, the network to the city, the
architectural to the temporal. Her work in new media
has been screened and exhibited nationally and
internationally, and has received support from
foundations such as Creative Capital and the Lower
Manhattan Cultural Council. Recent exhibitions
include: Surround, 15 Nassau, NY; Extended Boundaries,
Davis Museum, MA;ViBE 05, Manchester/
Liverpool/Chicago; Traversing the City, Delaware
Center for Contemporary Art, DE; File 2004, Sao Paulo,
Brazil; HOME-SELF-TRIBE, Design Exchange Museum,
Toronto, Canada; Interface Patterns, Armory Center for
the Arts, Pasadena, CA. 

Jessica Irish lives and works between New York and
Boston, where she is an Assistant Professor of Art at
Wellesley College and Co-Director of the new Media
Arts & Sciences program. Previously, she worked in Los
Angeles and was one of the founding principals of
OnRamp Arts. She received her MFA at UC Irvine in

Fringe Exhibitions is a new exhibition space dedicated
to showing cutting edge and experimental art projects
that focus on installation, video, new media art, and
art that engages with technology. 

Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday 12 - 6
or by appointment 

504 Chung King Court
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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