Thursday 7th Jun 2018 – Friday 7th Sep 2018
7am –10pm daily
at Gallery 4Culture - Storefront Media
101 Prefontaine Pl S. Seattle, WA 98104
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This piece is a multi-channel video installation created on artist Alyse Delaney’s recent trip to Santa Clara, Cuba. Recognizing her privileged position as a tourist and observer, she recorded slow-motion footage out of the window as her group’s tour bus moved through the city’s narrow streets. The camera literally scans the city; flattening its architectural space and capturing fleeting exchanges between passersby. This heightened awareness of time and space positions the viewer as a voyeur: watching, objectifying, and consuming the city with his or her gaze. With the window functioning simultaneously as a portal and barrier between groups of people, the piece calls attention to and questions boundaries between resident and visitor, insider and outsider, the observed and the observer.

About the Artist
Alyse Delaney is a multi-media installation artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work investigates relationships between place and memory, location and identity. She is interested in the power dynamics of seeing versus being seen, and often uses her work to examine her own position in the world in relation to others. She holds a BFA in Lens-Based Visual Arts from The College of New Jersey, and currently works for Princeton University’s Visual Arts program. Her work has been shown at galleries and museums throughout New York City and New Jersey.

-via 4Culture