Amy Mackay explores issues of group memory, mediation and time. Her process follows a rhizomatic structure of recall. Each body of work relies on the construction of a group experience that is made to be remembered: like two brackets that create an empty space in-between, painting becomes a shared origin and destination. Through iterations of research, staging and translation, image and performance chase after each other, and on and on. It is a sequence both embodied and imaginary, a sequence of regeneration.
The artist lives an works in Los Angeles, CA.
Color is an Act of ReasonJasmin Blasco, Melinda Braathen, Francesca Gabbiani, Reuben Gordon, Amy MacKay, Iliodora Margellos, Jebila Okongwu 3 Aug - 14 Sep 2019Color is uncontainable. It effortlessly reveals the limits of language and evades our best attempts to impose a rational order on it... To work with color is to become acutely aware of the insufficiency of language and theory – which is both disturbing and pleasurable. -David Batchelor Baert Gallery is...