Marty Epp-Carter’s show A Loud Whisper opening October 13th

We love artists that play in the studio and Marty Epp-Carter embraces that mentality whole-heartedly. The work that emerges has a lyrical weightlessness that speaks to the dancing and games of chance that brought it to fruition. On October 13th we are going to have all fresh work from this amazing artist in her show entitled: A Loud Whisper.

martystudio2sqsmWe’re not joking about the games. Epp-Carter has incorporated a system of chance and unpredictability in her work that stems from the Dadaist quest for the unexpected. Part of Epp-Carter’s drive in her art is to be surprised. If she is intrigued, the more likely the viewer will be intrigued. (And we are!) So to surprise herself she plays games. Spin the paints! Choose a card! She is beholden to fate. As John Cage once said, “A ‘mistake’ is beside the point, for once anything happens it authentically is.” And then Epp-Carter goes about the business of realizing the full potential of what just authentically happened. Read more →