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Renee Lai | In The Water You Become
In The Water You Become exhibits traces left behind by my body— silhouettes, records of movements made while swimming, a doubling of myself in a painting.
In the water you become anonymous, suspended in an unfeeling substance. In the water, you are at its mercy, just the same as everyone else. In the water, it is black, too deep and dark to see. It is hard to stay calm as you propel yourself over unknown depths and dangers, your face submerged and your breath held.
Your held breath both calms and scares you. The water touches you and holds you. The water touches you and weighs on you, your body dissolving. Seen from above or below it is hard toView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
Artist Talk: Saturday, February 11 at 2pm
Exhibition Dates: January 7 – February 19, 2023
Gallery hours: Saturday & Sunday 12-6 or by appointment
2213 E CESAR CHAVEZ ST, Austin, TX 78702
Street parking and 2 parking spots behind the building are available.