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"Vivarium" by John Powers (opening reception)
Photo courtesy of John Powers
Join Vinegar to experience “Vivarium” by John Powers, a multimedia installation that grounds otherworldly conceptions of ascension, mystery, and peace within the tangible materiality of the present.
About the exhibition: In the 2nd century B.C. Egyptian King Ptolemy II of Philadelphus commissioned a Greek architect to build a floating statue of his late wife whom he had declared a deity. The suspended sculpture was designed with an iron core and was to be dependent on the overall setting of magnetic forces embedded within the roof and the walls of a purpose-built chamber to achieve its symbolic weightlessness. Inspired by both the imagery and symbolism of this kinetic gesture, Vivarium isView more
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701 37th St. S, #12, Birmingham, AL 35222