The Last Frontier
Felicia Atkinson / Bartolomé Sanson / Shelter Press
March 08 — May 03, 2015 at Oslo 10, Basel (CH)
Two interpretations on nowness, contemplation, improvisation and in situ
Yuccas / Silk / Sun / Aquarelles / Henry Miller / Wood / Joan Didion / Documentation / Arizona / Clay / Songs / Big Sur / Drive / Pool / Jack Kerouac / Mountains / Canyons / Improvisation
From the french alps to New Mexico, passing by Big Sur California Felicia Atkinson (born 1981, Paris) has been doing researches about the influences of the beat generation on formations of the contemporary and through a feminist point of view.
How to be unsettled and in the meantime on site, connected to the landscape, ping- ponging from music to poetry, inside and outside the gallery space. Blurring everyday the frontier between genres, this exhibition made on site will host sculptures, sound, installation, poetry and painting.
Shelter Press, the independant imprint of Bartolome Sanson and Felicia Atkinson, will display a collection of documents and objects brought from the US west coast and desert (Big Sur, Ojai Valley, Joshua Tree, Flagstaff, Petrified Forest, Sedona) together with a short film involving dears, photographs, vintage images of a petrified forest.
Supported by FNAGP, Fondation Nationale des Arts Graphiques et Plastiques