From One Place To The Next

recent artwork inspired by a time of transition
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New York City
on view: SEP 21 – OCT 7

384 Broadway
New York, NY
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open hours: Thursday – Sunday // 10am – 6pm
pop-up gift shop curated by Bekka Palmer
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PROJECT DESCRIPTION

New work presented in a new format. At the start of 2017, Erik Otto relocated his home base after 12 years from San Francisco to New York City and was compelled to make a body of work in the moments prior, during, and immediately after this time of transition. At the start of summer, Otto produced an event in San Francisco displaying the first half of the work created while marking the halfway point.

Today, Otto is settled into his new studio in Brooklyn and continued to produce work based on similar themes. This event marks the end to the 6-month long personal journey filled with uncertainty, reflection and eventual growth.

In addition to the artwork, Otto has invited a team of collaborators to curate and produce a series of events that serve as alternative ways to experience the work and surrounding space.

To see process photos and follow the journey, please go here: @erikotto

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Curated by Silence is Accurate
Event made possible with the generous support from ChaShaMa

10% of all proceeds donated to The WOW Project


 


EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday SEP 21

6 – 9pm

music provided by: DJ BLUZ
beers provided: PABST

FREE

Morning Yoga Session with a focus on breath and alignment led by Libby Nicholaou

Saturday SEP 23

10am – 11:15am

FREE / $10 Suggested Donation
RESERVE your spot HERE >>

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About the Event:
Wake up to your weekend with a moderately paced vinyasa yoga class. You’ll work into the deeper tissue while building heat in your muscles. Come prepared to sweat and stretch in good company.
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About Libby:
Yoga teaches me to listen to my body and be aware of what it needs. My classes are intended to guide others into finding this awareness. I teach with props, applying a focus to breath and alignment, allowing students to find space for their body. Teachers who’ve influenced my Vinyasa style are Janet Stone, Mark Moreford and Cat Acquaviva. I am a 200 hour RYT and part of the Manduka PROgram.

Morning Yoga Session with a focus on breath and alignment led by Libby Nicholaou

Saturday SEP 30

10am – 11:15am

FREE / $10 Suggested Donation
RESERVE your spot HERE >>

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About the Event:
Wake up to your weekend with a moderately paced vinyasa yoga class. You’ll work into the deeper tissue while building heat in your muscles. Come prepared to sweat and stretch in good company.
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About Libby:
Yoga teaches me to listen to my body and be aware of what it needs. My classes are intended to guide others into finding this awareness. I teach with props, applying a focus to breath and alignment, allowing students to find space for their body. Teachers who’ve influenced my Vinyasa style are Janet Stone, Mark Moreford and Cat Acquaviva. I am a 200 hour RYT and part of the Manduka PROgram.

Film & Photography Night curated by Vanessa Carr & Rachel Elizabeth Seed.

Wednesday OCT 4

7 – 10pm
shows start @ 8pm

** Full list of films coming soon **

beers provided by: PABST

FREE

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About the Event:
Diverse reflections on identity, the right to exist and the power of free expression, these films and photographs examine the human need to build and smash walls and borders in all of their forms.
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About Vanessa:
Vanessa Carr is a documentary cinematographer based in Brooklyn, NY with a passion for verite shooting and intimate, character-driven stories. She has shot two feature length documentaries for HBO, as well as shorter films for Frontline, NY Times Op-Docs, and Al Jazeera. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley and a bachelor’s degree in environmental biology from Columbia University.

About Rachel:
London born, Brooklyn-based photographer and filmmaker Rachel Elizabeth Seed is in postproduction on her first feature film, A PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY. Rachel’s work has been featured in the New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Teen Vogue and TIME and has been exhibited at the ICP, Paul Paletti Gallery and The Shpilman Institute for Photography, supported with grants from NYSCA, the Maine Media Workshops and the Kentucky Foundation for Women. Rachel curated OCCUPY! for the ICP in 2013 and is DP and producer on an episodic video art series by Phillip Toledano, currently in production.

Come celebrate the closing of the project and final event in the series. Happy Hour with Artist Talk led by Aubrey Miller followed by music and dancing.

Thursday OCT 5

6 – 9pm

music provided by: DJ Cam
beers provided by: PABST

FREE

ARTWORK STATEMENT

What we believe to be true creates our reality. As we go through life, we continually develop our own unique reality based on individual experiences. Yet, like turning on a light in a dimly lit room, so easily these perspectives can change. Each of us possess the ability to alter our understanding to accept typically perceived negative moments in our lives as a meaningful time of growth. So much of our cultivated experience is based on our perspective — yet things aren’t always what they seem. What we see is often the result of the way we see.

This work is a reflection of my ongoing research of the psychology behind human vision. I am interested in the result of our human experience that is greatly based on visual perception and my aim is to develop non-literal landscapes that encourage reflection through an emphasis on color, repetition, and illumination. The result is my own visual language that highlights the gives and takes that come during the process of moving forward.

– Erik Otto


ARTWORK / PART 2 / NEW YORK CITY

*coming soon*


ARTWORK / PART 1 / SAN FRANCISCO

Reflection 01
enamel, aerosol and correctional tape on panel
16 x 20 in.

$750.

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Reflection 02
enamel, aerosol and correctional tape on panel
16 x 20 in.

$750.

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Reflection 03
enamel, aerosol and correctional tape on panel
16 x 20 in.

$750.

(SOLD)

Aura 01
enamel, aerosol and paper collage on canvas mounted to panel
24 x 32 in. / 61 x 81 cm.
2017

$1,400.

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Aura 02
enamel, aerosol and paper collage on canvas mounted to panel
24 x 32 in. / 61 x 81 cm.
2017

$1,400.

(SOLD)

Aura 03
enamel, aerosol and paper collage on canvas mounted to panel
24 x 32 in. / 61 x 81 cm.
2017

$1,400.

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Aura 04
enamel, aerosol and paper collage on canvas mounted to panel
24 x 32 in. / 61 x 81 cm.
2017

$1,400.

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Focus Shift 01
enamel, aerosol, paper collage and correctional tape on panel
27 x 36 in.

$1,900.

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Focus Shift 02
enamel, aerosol, paper collage and correctional tape on panel
27 x 36 in.

$1,900.

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Tension Resolution 01
enamel, aerosol and screen print on panel
48 x 36 in.

$3,500.

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Tension Resolution 02
enamel, aerosol and screen print on panel
48 x 36 in.

$3,500.

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Reinvention
enamel, aerosol, paper collage and neon lights on panel
40 x 40 in.

$4,500.

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Selective 01
enamel, aerosol, correctional tape and neon light on 2 panels
20 x 40 in.

$1,500.

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Selective 02
enamel, aerosol, correctional tape and neon light on 2 panels
20 x 40 in.

$1,500.

(SOLD)



 

Wavelengths
Hand-Painted Multiple with 2-Color Screen Print
16 x 20 in.
335gsm Coventry Rag Fine Art Paper
signed editions of 25 / each

(SOLD OUT) // process photos >>

Make Shift (set of 4)
mixed-media collage
8.5 x 14 in.
80 lb legal cardstock paper
signed original (unframed)

(SOLD OUT)

From One Place to the Next — shirt
3-color screen print on garment
edition of 25
available in mens & womens

$30. / each

purchase

SPECIAL THANKS: Portia (Silence is Accurate) / Theadora & Tracy (Satellite of Love) / Renee Zellweger (SummerSchool) / Janusz Jaworski (ChaShaMa) / Brian Chu (WEREHAUS)