Walkshop #9, October 6th, 2018, 2pm

Walkshop # 9: ”Collecting Shadows”
October 6th, 2018, 2-4 pm
led by Emily Gui

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For this walkshop community members are invited to join Emily Gui to learn more about her own artistic process relating to the work she is exhibiting in the gallery. Participants will be lead around the Mission neighborhood to collect shadows and thus document the neighborhood. By placing light sensitive paper underneath existing shadows, this walkshop allows participants to capture shadows in hazy, fuzzy blues and whites. The artist describes this approach as a  “a meditative process to capture the urban environment” resulting in abstract, mysterious images that conceal topographical truth. Come join Emily, learn to see deeply familiar streets and buildings in a new way and become a shadow hunter!

Emily Gui is an experimental printmaker and mixed-media artist living in San Francisco. She works primarily in silkscreen, cyanotype and drawing. Her work often pushes the boundaries of traditional printmaking techniques by layering and combining materials and processes. She has exhibited in galleries throughout New York and the Bay Area including the International Print Center of New York, Wayfarers, ArtBridge, BCB Gallery,  Artist’s Television Access and the Kala Gallery.  In 2018 she held two solo exhibitions at the Harold J Miossi Art Gallery in San Luis Obispo and at NIAD in Richmond. Emily is a cofounder of Collaborative Arts Mobility Project, an annual experimental artist’s residency, entering its fifth season.  Emily has been an artist-in-residence at Kala Arts Institute since 2015 where she teaches silkscreen and cyanotype. She also teaches printmaking at the UC Berkeley Art Studio and City College of San Francisco.

Here are the most important details if you want to attend:

  • Email: RSVP to thewalkdiscourse@gmail.com and let us know you will be walking with us
  • Location: We’ll meet at 766 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA @ Incline Gallery
  • Duration: 2h
  • Start: 2pm
  • Equipment: Comfortable shoes, water & snacks, sunscreen

Please note, this Walkshop is accompanying the exhibition “California Walkscapes.” The Walk Discourse is partnering with Incline Gallery for a series of three walkshops.

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