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Blind Carbon Copy

Common Space presents a group exhibition with artists Andrew Kuo, Sebastian Kim, Jon Santos, Milano Chow, Deanne Cheuk, Saiman Chow, Masayo Kishi, Yuh-Shioh Wong, and Confetti System.

Wednesday June 3rd through Sunday June 7th, 2009
Location: 179 Canal Street, 2nd Floor

“Blind Carbon Copy” is a sly appropriation of a day’s corporate drama. Narrative action item: Global media conglomerate headquartered in New York City commissions program bringing to the table ethnic diversity. Visionary program shall jam the culture inbox, host panel discussions, culminate with cutting edge art exhibition in midtown corporate lobby. Month of June: the Asians. Global conglomerate enlists core competency to brain dump Asian American artists to hang their art in beige hallways of media triumphalism. Eleventh and a half hour division head issues the disintermediate: Shut it down.

At the end of the day refers to what happened during the day – what got dealt, what got salvaged, what got tossed out. At the end of the day, “Blind Carbon Copy” re- shuffles the deck to communicate an elliptical difference, even as that difference opposes clear definable equalities. The featured works vary from fashion photography to drawing, sculpture, graphic art and video. Much of these artists works deploy a detachment of assimilative meaning.

Genres of ethnicity, commercial, fine art start to slope from fulfillment of distinction to interrelations, intricacies and contradictions of meaning, a ghost without a host gliding past various check points of identity.

Exhibition hosted by Margaret Lee
Organized by Common Space