Popop Artists Prepare For Upcoming DAF Exhibition

By in News on January 13, 2017

Two Popopstudios-based artists – Jeffrey Meris and Tessa Whitehead – will be exhibiting new works in an upcoming exhibition at The D’Aguilar Foundation, entitled: ‘This is Yours, That is Mine’.

Both artists examine fragments of the landscape as a record of the ruins of history and a demonstration of desire, power and surrender. Meris exhibits drawings and sculptures that examine the literal and physical street as a binding space for black culture and a stage for trauma. Whitehead’s paintings of unkept landscapes are an inquiry into failure and surrender.


Captions: (In order of appearance)

Jeffrey Meris working on his pieces at Popopstudios.

A painting by Tessa Whitehead.

Burning tar, a piece being prepared by Jeffrey Meris.

Jeffrey cutting metal rods

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