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[Aubergine]
Esra Canogullari
Simon Dybbroe Møller
Puppies Puppies
Sydney Shen
Nicholas Andre Sung

Reception: July 17, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

The Divorce Court: Johnson vs. Rodgers, Season 16, Episode 62, November 26, 2014

“We both have iPhones, and we both have emojis. Now, I feel like certain emojis shouldn’t just get sent to anybody. I’m referring to emojis with the heart eyes, blowing a heart kiss, whatever have you. Even the eggplant that some people refer to as male genitalia, I don’t care. It shouldn’t be used in certain contexts.”

“There’s an eggplant?”

“Yes, an eggplant emoji. But it’s referred to as male genitalia in conversations.”


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Esra 
Canogullari (b. 1990) lives and works in Oakland, California. After receiving a BFA from California College of the Arts in 2013, Canogullari has participated in Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' Bay Area Now 7, Doubt It / Talk Series at n/a gallery and has had various screenings in the Bay Area including (Re)visions Festival in Oakland. Canogullari's work focuses on creating diasporic fantasy space through sculpture, video, sound and garments.

Simon Dybbroe Møller (born 1976 in Aarhus, Denmark) lives and works in Berlin. Dybbroe Møller studied at the Städelschule Academy of Fine Art in Frankfurt am Main and at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. He has had solo exhibitions at Laura Bartlett, London; Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Anderson's Contemporary, Copenhagen; Hyundai Gallery, Seoul; Francesca Minini, Milan; Fondazione Guiliani, Rome; C1 Kunstalle, Göppingen. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Museum Folkwang, Essen; Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz; Kunstverein, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg; Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD); CCA Wattis, San Francisco; ZamekCastle, Poznan; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Extra City, Antwerp; Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Upcoming solo shows include The Other Space, Andersen's Contemporary, Copenhagen and 21er Haus, Vienna (both 2015) and Kunsthalle Sao Paulo (2016). 

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Sydney Shen (b. 1989) lives and works in New York, NY. Her work was recently exhibited at Springsteen Gallery (Baltimore), American Medium (Brooklyn), Hester (New York), and Minibar (Stockholm). She is in upcoming group exhibitions at Fused Space (San Francisco) and Derek Eller (New York). Shen is co-author of Perfume Area, a book of prose newly published by Ambient Works (New York). She graduated from The Cooper Union in 2011.

Nicholas Andre Sung is a multi-disciplinary artist concerned with ontology, failure, sentimentality and queer phenomenology. Their work has been included in shows internationally and across the United States. They are the director and curator of n/a, an independent art space in Oakland, California, that provides exhibition, event, and residency opportunities.

Curated by Jackie Im

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Esra Canogullari
tasbih, 2015
Cotton rayon blend, trims, olive pits, polyurethane string
42" x 18"

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Esra Canogullari
tasbih, 2015 (detail)
Cotton rayon blend, trims, olive pits, polyurethane string
42" x 18" 

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Esra Canogullari
tasbih, 2015 (detail)
Cotton rayon blend, trims, olive pits, polyurethane string
42" x 18" 

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Simon Dybbroe Møller
Animate V, 2012 (still)
HD video, sound, 6 min

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Simon Dybbroe Møller
untitled (pipes & flutes), 2015
Laser printed decal stickers
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Simon Dybbroe Møller
untitled (pipes & flutes), 2015
Laser printed decal stickers
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Simon Dybbroe Møller
untitled (pipes & flutes), 2015
Laser printed decal stickers
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Puppies Puppies
Public Hand Sex (Mine (Blue) His (Yellow)) (Green), 2015
Custom wax casts created at the Ripley's Believe It Or Not/Louis Tussaud's Wax Museum in Arlington, Texas, yellow dye, blue dye
Each 8.5" x 4" x 5"

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Sydney Shen 
Air Dried in Standing Position (Dedicated to Human Toenail Charm), 2015
Acid-etched Brannock device, rubber, polyester resin, cotton gauze, preserved raven claw
4" x 14" x 8"

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Nicholas Andre Sung
talbos, 2015
Plastic, bricks, dirt, potato shoots
Dimensions variable

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Installation view

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Installation view

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Installation view

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Installation view