This week’s gallery picks examine states of being through transformation.
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1. Christopher Russell’s scratched-photo-drawings capture the psychological, otherworldly implications of being at Mark Moore Gallery
2. Elisa Strozyk’s “ceramic-tables” range uses ceramic glazes to create image-like surfaces. These table tops become image carriers that unveil enigmatic poetic worlds at Stilwerk Design Gallery
3. With Organic Project, Andrea Juan bridges the physical and conceptual distance that separates most humans from Antarctica and its melting glaciers, hinting at a new world at Praxis
4. “There is nothing subversive about embroidering, but I corrupt it through my intentions,” writes Carolle Bénitah. “I use its falsely decorative artifices to reinterpret my history and to denounce its failings.” at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery
5. Celebrating the chaotic emotional duality that exists in life, Rimi Yang revels in the confusion mankind creates in its attempt to order the un-orderable and to explain the unexplainable at JoAnne Artman Gallery
6. RÖMER + RÖMER’s work celebrates life on the edge; it starts off as an experience, then is captured in a photograph, and finally morphs into a painting reminiscent of a glitched or frozen screen at Freight and Volume