Jul 15–Sep 2, 2016

Gabriel de la Mora

Sound Inscriptions on Fabric
35 Wooster Street, New York City NY 10013 Map
Wed, Fri–Sun 12 am–6 pm, Thu 12 am–8 pm

Gabriel de la Mora is best known for constructing visual works from found, discarded, and obsolete objects, such as eggshells and shoe soles. De la Mora describes these objects, which have outlived their usefulness, as caches for historical information about everyday life. In his exhibition at The Drawing Center, De la Mora will present an installation of fifty-five pairs of found speaker screens. Each screen is imprinted with an inscription created by the dust and air that circulated through the speaker during its life, recording the cadence of countless voices, advertisements, news broadcasts, soap operas, football games, and music, as well as noise, interference, and silence.

Curated by Brett Littman, Executive Director