Kathi Packer exhibits at Five Points Gallery, CT

Red EarthKathi Packer will exhibit new paintings at Five Points Gallery, CT from October 22-November 21, 2015. Opening Reception is October 23, 6-8:30 pm.  Artists Talk is November 6 at 6pm.

Packer’s work tells a story about water…of an African experience now and in the future. Many of paintings focus on a single moment when herds of zebras and wildebeests approach a waterhole. A lion knows to lie in wait – the undulates sense danger. They are thirsty and eager to drink but every time they approach the water’s edge, an alarm is triggered and they run for cover. Braying and vocalizing, each animal struggles between caution and risk until thirst wins out. Other paintings project a far more threatening apocalyptic scenario of a bone dry river, a persistent drought, a marka mbaya that could replace the venerable waterhole with silence. To this end, Packer uses her photography, imagination and process to recreate a feeling of other worldliness in an extraordinary landscape.

 

  1. Leonor says:

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