centrifugal plots focuses attention on the processes by which Alison generates the highly saturated materials used in the creation of their slit subjects painting series. The exhibition features a colossal kinetic instrument hanging from the gallery's ceiling whose system of concentric rings acts both as drying rack for polychromatic dyed wool strips, as well as a dynamic notational device for compositional rearrangements produced throughout the run of the show.
This piece of infrastructure will also serve as a telescoping site through which several performances and screenings take place—including a screening of After Discipline, a new film by Cammisa Buerhaus; Fabricated Hues: Relativity and the Tapestry of Perception, an analog transmission of light and sound performed by Sam Rowell; a screening of the recent film Sentences by Sara Magenheimer, along with poetry reading by Gabe Kruis.
Wilder Alison (b. 1986, Burlington, VT) is an interdisciplinary artist whose recent work includes painting and works on paper. In recent years, Alison has exhibited work with Gordon-Robichaux, Rachel Uffner, Gaa Gallery, FIERMAN, CUE Foundation, 247365, Primetime, and Garden Party Arts, among others. Recent solo shows include lacunary seeming, Lateral Roma, Rome, Italy; mirror air error hunger, Gaa Projects, Cologne, Germany; / A Ripe Blackberry Murmurs to the Wall /, Fierman, New York, NY; the faucethe drain breach\ a new /ife, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, MA; Slit Subjects, White Columns, New York NY; $PLIT $UBJECT, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT; and new wools, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA. Alison was a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in 2016-17 and 2018-19, and has also participated in residencies at Triangle France-Astérides, Lighthouse Works, Fire Island Artist Residency, and Lower East Side Printshop. Alison performs in collaboration with psychoanalyst and musician Monroe Street as N0 ST0NES, with recent engagements at SUBLIMATION Projects, H0L0 NYC, CUE Foundation, and LaKAJE in New York. Alison is currently a fellow at Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart and is a graduate of the Bard MFA Painting program.