Residency and exhibition at MING Studios in Boise, Idaho US
EXHIBITION: November 11st – January 20th 2018
PARTICIPATIVE ARTIST TALK: Friday, October 27th, 7PM
OPENING EVENT: Saturday, November 11st, 7PM
From found imagery and artifacts, Irina Novarese (Turin, IT) constructs spaces identified by fiction and reality. She recreates histories based on input shared by the community, archival information, on-site research and personal interpretation. Novarese’s installations become a type of abstract storytelling that brings into question how we perceive and personify history, its relics, and those who preserve it.
The origin of Novarese’ site- specific, solo exhibition ONE SHOT is an investigation into an image sourced from the Idaho historical collections entitled All Female Survey Crew taken in 1918, during the Minidoka Project. The picture is the only one available that documents a completely female survey crew until the 1950s.