COMING IN OCTOBER IN THE PROJECT SPACE
a group show curated by Anna Helgeson
October 5th - January 11th
Nirmal Raja & Lois Bielefeld (collaborative work)
unfamiliar and disturbing or distasteful.
external to a thing, its essential nature, or its original character.
Latin: alienus ‘belonging to another’, from alius ‘other’. (Dictionary.com)
a territorial division containing a body of people of one or more nationalities and usually characterized by relatively large size and independent status. (Dictionary.com)
a condition of workers in a capitalist economy, resulting from a lack of identity with the products of their labor and a sense of being controlled or exploited. (Marx, 1844)
“Even as politicians and the media have increasingly shifted away from the phrase “illegal immigrant” and toward “undocumented immigrant,” Trump over the past several months has taken a hard turn in the other direction. With increasing regularity, he is employing the phrase “illegal alien”(The Washington Post, January 2019)