BLAM BROOKLYN is pleased to announce the exhibition “MATERIA PRIMA”, curated by Stephen Romano. The exhibition is a mixture of leading contemporary artists, folk art, vernacular photography, esoteric ephemera, outsider art and unexpected images and objects.
History is littered with visionaries who change our perception, Often, in these people’s lifetime their work, their art is only glimpsed out of the corner of an eye and whilst it changes you, the change isn’t necessarily acknowledged at source.
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The doodle is an unfocused drawing made while a person’s attention is otherwise occupied they can be concrete representations or abstract, daydream drawings.
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Gemma has an artistic practice which is integrated into her ongoing esoteric work.
Her Art embodies her scholarly research and her intimate initatic understanding of her informing spiritual traditions.
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