Ann Arbor Weather:
Sunday October 22, 2017
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
Print Comment E-mail

The Green Show



Other works exploring "green" as "nature" include Michelle Panars's Invasion, spread along the stairwell leading to the gallery's basement. Suggesting a swath of stegosaurus skin made up of wrinkly rosettes, the work consists of several dozen pads of layered leaves sewn together and allowed to dry into curls.

Downstairs are fifteen additional works, including a satin-hung room with painted Arabic calligraphy and headphones broadcasting a whispery Iranian poem, and a fifteen-minute loop of eight short films. In one, stop-motion dirt swirls into patterns. In another, a naked man makes himself a leaf-crown and runs through the woods. Stop-motion toy soldiers invade a kitchen and, in strict military formation, abscond with two comparatively huge jars of peanut butter and jelly, and then prepare a sandwich for their human taskmaster. There's also Verde: The Greening of Electrons, which features a breathy voice reading a poem with odd emphases and heavy pauses, as lines of text move portentously across the screen.

Bookmark and Share
previous  ·  1 l 2 l 3 l 4  ·  next page
all on one page
read more stories here -> Marketplace  l  Culture  l  Community  l  News

You might also like:

Post Offices and Secretary of State
Beethoven for Refugees
"Ode to Joy" at Hill
Davi Napoleon
Vegetarian Restaurants
Trace Bundy
The Acoustic Ninja
James M. Manheim
Restaurants that are Disability Friendly
A clickable zoomable map
Jim Harbaugh's Challenge
After sending a record number of players to the NFL, the hyperkinetic coach rebuilds under pressure.
Craig Ross
Nightspots: Rush Street
Notes from the Field
Botanizing on Broadway
Irena Barbara Nagler
Today's Events
Crime Map
A clickable, zoomable map
John Shultz photography and Portrait Studio in Ann Arbor since 1982