new-york

Eva Andrée Laramée

John Gibson Gallery

In her recent work, Eve Andrée Laramée continues to follow her interest in the estrangement between cultural practice and scientific process. From our distorted perceptions of the differences between them, she draws shared properties and principles. Using salt, copper, electro-magnetic fields, and plants, she has created work which, in its final form, is more than the sum of her active interventions.

Laramée’s laboratory of controls and variables reflects an imaginative empiricism that allows us to envision and embrace indeterminate results. In this show, entitled “Instruments & Apparatus,” Laramée pursued a long-standing fascination with the mutability of organic and inorganic materials while expanding her investigation to include the mysterious methods of scientific inquiry. Vials, flasks, stands, slides, wires, and other laboratory paraphernalia shared space with more evocative, subjective

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