Preview: Saner "Catharsis" @ New Image Art, LAJuxtapoz // Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012
This Saturday, October 27, Mexico City-based Saner is set to open Catharsis, a new body of work at New Image Art Gallery in Los Angeles. No matter it be preview, body of work, or mural, there are few artists we cover these days that garner the attention and excitement of Saner. The readers have spoken...
Opening Saturday October 27, 2012, with a body of new work, New Image Art is pleased to present “Catharsis,” a new solo exhibition by Mexico City artist SANER, Curated by Medvin Sobio of 33third Los Angeles/Mid-City Arts.
Catharsis in the Poetics of Aristotle is defined as an emotional, corporal, mental & spiritual purification. Through the experience of compassion and fear, the spectators of the tragedy experience a purgation of emotion, a purification of the soul, a reconfiguration of desires and passions; a new revolutionary formation of desire.
Catharsis represents the final act in a cycle of solo exhibitions Saner has been developing, where each one has looked to generate an emotional change over the spectator, guiding the viewer towards a path of rebirth, freedom & purification.
In this, the final act, the viewer is the element that gives life to the exhibition. Catharsis will be a space that will remain wrapped in a psycho magical act of healing. With an installation, performance piece, paintings, & works on paper; this collective act of creation, of encounter & confrontation is what will generate the liberation of the spectator.
October 27th - November 24th, 2012
New Image Art Gallery
Los Angeles, California