Palmer Museum of Art
PennState College of Arts and Architecture
February 13th – June 17th, 2018
PLASTIC ENTANGLEMENTS: ECOLOGY, AESTHETICS, MATERIALS
Organized by the Palmer Museum of Art, this major loan exhibition features work by an international roster of emerging and mid-career artists, including Dianna Cohen, Mark Dion, Pamela Longobardi, Marina Zurkow, Zanele Muholi, Vik Muniz, Jessica Stockholder, Chris Jordan, Brian Jungen, Aurora Robson, Willie Cole, Pinar Yoldas, Tejal Shah, Ifeoma U. Anyaeji, and Moreshin Allahyari. Visitors will encounter a varied array of artwork, from meticulous drawings, photographs, and video installations to 3D-printed objects and sculptures fabricated from found plastic.
Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials was curated by Joyce Robinson, Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, and Heather Davis. The exhibition will travel to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon (September 22–December 30, 2018); Smith College Museum of Art (February 8–July 28, 2019); and the Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison (September 13, 2019–January 5, 2020).