Ania Jaworska 'SET' at Volume Gallery

Ania Jaworska 'SET' at Volume Gallery

11 November - 30 December '16

Volume Gallery is pleased to announce Ania Jaworska SET, opening November 11 from 5-8 pm at 845 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607.

The stage is set; the set is staged.

SET is a collection of units that share visual and physical similarities. This fixed resemblance is identified by consistency of color, material, scale, shape, form, and self-aware parts of the grouping. Each unit within the assembly is an autonomous entity contributing its own character and function to the whole. Respective units act and appear familiar, sharing common traits with well-known domestic objects as well as ambiguously recollecting visual references set in our memory.

Correspondent to those similarities are certain dissimilarities. Simplistic and known forms are exaggerated in such way as to achieve authoritative and imposing proportions. Not only do the individual units command the space around it, but also direct the body, making one conscious and aware of their form. The furniture in the collection sets the stage for specific actions, arranges behaviors and defines new attitudes.

SET continues through December 30th, 2016.

Ania Jaworska is an architect and educator. She currently teaches art, design, and architecture courses at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago. She holds a master's degree in architecture from the Cracow University of Technology in Poland as well as the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. Her practice focuses on exploring the connection between art and architecture and her work explores bold simple forms, humor, commentary and conceptual, historic, and cultural references.

Jaworska’s work was presented as part of 13178 Moran Street: Grounds for Detroit in Common Ground, the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice (2012), CHGO DSGN exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center (2014), Chicago Works: Ania Jaworska at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. She has also completed a design for the bookstore at the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts in Chicago, which is currently on view.

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