Nina Johnson exhibits I Was Going to Call It Your Name But You Didn’t Let Me, Awol Erizku’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. Presenting a group of 20 paintings alongside a conceptual sound collage of music and sonic ephemera. Accompanying these works is a mix of pop songs and sound bites from a variety of media. This shifting composition teases out different emotions from the paintings, each of which is named after the song playing in the studio when it was completed.
Awol Erizku (b. 1988, Addis Ababa) received his B.A. from Cooper Union in 2010, his M.F.A from Yale in 2014, and his recent museum exhibitions include the Museum of Modern Art, New York (2015); the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2015). He has lectured in conjunction with Carrie Mae Weems at the Guggenheim, New York (2014)
Nov 28, 2016, 7 PM
Nina Johnson Gallery
6315 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, Florida 33150