The Aldrich will stage the first East Coast museum exhibition of artist N. Dash (b. 1980). N. Dash’s work spans painting, sculpture, photography and drawing and employs both natural and manmade materials, including pigments, adobe/ mud, jute, graphite, fabric, polystyrene, and found objects. Across these materials, the artist’s inimitable approach seeks to both record sensory and informational capacities of touch and render typically unseen conduits of energy: ecological, architectural, and corporeal. The artist’s first monograph will accompany the exhibition and will include an essay by Amy Smith-Stewart, the exhibition’s curator.
N. Dash was organized by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and curated by Amy Smith-Stewart, Senior Curator. The expanded presentation at Museum of Contemporary art Santa Barbara (MCASB) is curated by Abaseh Mirvali, Executive Director and Chief Curator. On view November 22, 2019 to February 16, 2020.