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'nuflesh'. A solo exhibition by Jennifer Mehigan

LATENT SPACES Test Site Preview. 9 August to 7 September 2014
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LATENT SPACES is kickstarting Test Site with 'nuflesh'- a solo exhibition by Jennifer Mehigan.


Soft cyber­skins of dildos, real dolls, ejaculate, saliva, hi­chew candy, jelly shoes and latex alongside the metals used to create iPhones and laptops (tantalum, tin, gold, tungsten), processed on a computer screen and printed on silk.

Jennifer looks at how sensuality manifests online and through screens -­ how the connection between the body and the machine becomes blurred as opposed to forced into a false dichotomy of offline vs online, etc. According to her, the notion of a fluid communication experience that is immaterial and effortless takes from our corporeal relationship with spirituality, manifesting as yet another attempt to transcend the body. Notwithstanding, other bodies are violated in the process.

It is a different kind of dark age.

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About the Artist:

Jennifer Mehigan (1988) from Cork, Ireland, is currently studying Fine Arts at LASALLE College of Art, Singapore. She received graphic design qualifications at CATC Design School in Sydney in 2010. She has exhibited in the US, Canada, UK, Belgium, France and Australia. This is her first show in Singapore running from 9 August until 7 September.


About Test Site:

Test Site provides current art students in Singapore with the opportunities to work at LATENT SPACES on a specific project that they would otherwise not have the opportunity to produce within a collegiate environment.


About LATENT SPACES @ Haw Par Villa Projects

Temporarily situated at the historical Haw Par Villa theme park until October 2014, LATENT SPACES has been curating a series of exhibitions examining the relationship of human societies to objects. With its collection of large sculptural exhibits, Haw Par Villa is a place with enduring material presence rich for analysis. Through investigations and engagement of its locality, LATENT SPACES hopes to encourage thinking about objects, develop a sensitivity in understand their influence on us given the physical world that we live in.


Event Timeline
Sat Aug 9, 2014
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM SGT
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LATENT SPACES @ Haw Par Villa
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nuflesh by Jennifer Mehigan
Venue Address
LATENT SPACES, 262 Pasir Panjang Road Singapore
Directions
5 Minutes Walk from Haw Par Villa MRT (Circle Line).
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