Mierle Laderman Ukeles Sedimentations: Assemblage as Social Repair

The 8th Floor Jun 21, 2018

Mierle Laderman Ukeles

Sedimentations installation shot

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, JUNE 21 - DECEMBER 8, 2018

The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation is pleased to announce Sedimentations: Assemblage as Social Repair, a new exhibition featuring artists who employ strategies of reuse in their artmaking. The artists incorporate found and repurposed materials, from accumulation and assemblage to the construction of landscapes and discrete objects, that reference a multitude of timescales and politics. Artworks in the exhibition are embedded with content such as cultural heritage and preservation, technological obsolescence, spiritual engagement, sustainable ecology, the impacts of gun culture on the environment, and more generally, social responsibility, using artifacts of human existence to reinterpret the cycles of creation, consumption, and waste.

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