hurts so good
Dennis Lin and Jaclyn Quaresma
Friday May 01, 2009
7pm – 10pm
47 is filled with an overwhelming emotional presence that has resulted from Dennis Lin and Jaclyn Quaresma’s investigation of the vehemence of heartache. A strong sense of the need to trust is embodied both within process and the final experience of the thousands of knives that have been installed in the gallery. The initial impact is supported by the presence of time that has been woven throughout the piece: the time to acquire, to puncture, and the history of the knives themselves.
In their first collaboration, Lin and Quaresma explore the disembodied manifestation of an emotional response through the physicality of the gesture and the multiple.