My Life Is My Message

My Life Is My Message

Kyoeng Sub Yue Lambda prints 2010 / JCAL Gallery Kyoeng Sub Yue collects urban landscape images of Jamaica and New York from Google Maps and other search engines. He then uses the images as backgrounds for his surrealistic and subliminal photographs. He superimposes...
A Message From the Future

A Message From the Future

Chad Stayrook street performance 2010 / Jamaica Avenue in vicinity of JCAL Stayrook’s duo of projects re-presents Jamaica Avenue as a portal through time and space. Audience members become time travelers, with the artist, a messenger from the future, as a guide....
Uprooted

Uprooted

Hyungsub Shin plastic twine, zip tie, dimensions variable 2010 / JCAL’s balcony Hyungsub Shin explores possible forms in which nature and culture coincide. The artist repeatedly weaves electrical wires, jute rope, and plastic twines to create a form that is composed...
The Speed Of Hair

The Speed Of Hair

Shane Aslan Selzer single-channel, color, sound, 4’42” 2010 / Jamaica Performing Arts Center Artist’s Statement of Action: On a Wednesday I asked a friend to cut off my hair. The extreme growth of my hair had always marked the passing of time, physical evidence of...
Jamaica Flux Audio Map (Shortcut Tour)

Jamaica Flux Audio Map (Shortcut Tour)

José Ruiz downloadable mp3 file, duration variable 2010 / Audio tour of Jamaica Flux José Ruiz reviews all works on view on the opening day. He records his reactions to the works, and has pictures taken of him walking on Jamaica Avenue with a set of headphones. He...