Julie Schenkelberg

September 10 - October 24, 2015

Listen to Julie Schenkelberg talk about her piece at The Mattress Factory Museum here.

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Asya Geisberg Gallery is pleased to present “Embodied Energies”, the third solo exhibition of installation artist Julie Schenkelberg. Expanding on her language of architectural decay, historical detritus, and domestic destruction, Schenkelberg has created a site-specific installation “Swan Song” that traverses the polygon of the gallery walls, creating a variety of experiences for the viewer - encountering the expansive Rabelaisian work from the street, exploring intimate nooks created by claustrophobic canopies, and stumbling on piles of rubble. In a process that began five years ago with the gathering of material from salvage yards, thrift stores, and scouring for family heirlooms, the artist spent...

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Julie Schenkelberg, Swan Song, 2015.
Reclaimed lath, wood, marble, iron, paper, vintage furniture, dishware, figurines, natural debris, crushed reclaimed metal, light fixtures, vintage wedding dresses, bathtub, wallpaper, plaster, paint. Dimensions variable.
Photography by Etienne Frossard.