IS a pop-up exhibition program founded with the aim of bolstering public exposure to emerging contemporary art. It is funded by Stefan Simchowitz.

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SUPPORTS emerging artists across all disciplines as they explore, develop, and scale their practices through the provision of studio spaces, living quarters, production materials, and logistical support. The North Hill Residency is located in Pasadena, California.

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Annabelle Arlie
Des Caresses ou l’Art ou le Sphinx
March 24 - April 2, 2016
At Whitcher Projects

Curated and organized by Lisa Marie Pomares


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ARTIST BIOGRAPHY:

ANNABELLE ARLIE (b. 1986) currently lives and works in Tarbes, France. Arlie received her MFA from the École Supérieure d’art des Pyrénées – Site de Tarbes in 2015. Arlie’s recent two-person exhibitions include Temporary Arrangement, Glassbox, Paris; Connecting Flight, Espace 29, Bordeaux; Mémoire Flash, SUN 7, Bordeaux. Recent group shows include Only Lovers, Le Coeur, Paris; Jeune Création, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris Pantin, Paris; Safety Net, Erratum Gallery, Berlin; Athletic Valentin, Galerie Valentin, Paris. Des Caresses ou l’Art ou le Sphinx is Arlie's first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, CA following her residency at Whitcher Projects.

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Whitcher Projects is pleased to announce an exhibition of new works by Annabelle Arlie. It is the artist’s first solo presentation.

Annabelle Arlie's work speaks to the complex temporality of humankind. She assembles contemporary cultural objects with artisanal, primitive ones in a manner that can collectively reference the Totem—engaging the concept of a prior belief or symbol that has been reconstituted in an updated context and allowed to assume new meanings and significances as a result. These assemblages speak to the paradoxical nature of human existence and abide by what is sometimes referred to as the riddle of the Sphinx: "What walks on four feet in the morning, two in the afternoon and three at night?” Oedipus answered: "Man: as an infant, he crawls on all fours; as an adult, he walks on two legs; in old age, he uses a 'walking' stick."

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