Stephon Senegal | BLU BLK

LOCATION
The N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art
52 E. Forest Ave.
Detroit, MI, 48201
DATE
Feb 17, 2017 - May 20, 2017

Tue.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

2017-02-17 00:00:0005/20/2017America/DetroitStephon Senegal | BLU BLKSenegal brings a viewpoint to his work fortified in the duality of ritualism. It is vicious and voluptuous... His practice explores equine, human, canine and other animal structures; a reference to themes of vassalage and the tools used in the subjugation of one group by another. He moves effortlessly between a number of mediums; to include wood, steel, photography and video, to create a narrative that is visceral and tangible. The practice is further extended into public installations referencing those notions of subjugation and conflict using location choice as a decoding component. In the words of the artist: 'Brutality and carnal impetus are fundamental drivers of intent and interaction... '. This exhibition features a selection of Senegal's photographs.The N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art
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Senegal brings a viewpoint to his work fortified in the duality of ritualism. It is vicious and voluptuous… His practice explores equine, human, canine and other animal structures; a reference to themes of vassalage and the tools used in the subjugation of one group by another. He moves effortlessly between a number of mediums; to include wood, steel, photography and video, to create a narrative that is visceral and tangible. The practice is further extended into public installations referencing those notions of subjugation and conflict using location choice as a decoding component. In the words of the artist: ‘Brutality and carnal impetus are fundamental drivers of intent and interaction… ‘. This exhibition features a selection of Senegal’s photographs.

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