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Emily Fleisher
Astro-Turf
October 2 - November 6, 2014


Emily Fleisher plays with scale and space, with interior and exterior in very unexpected ways. Grass and trees tumble from familiar objects as the landscape appears to escape, protesting its confinement. By conjuring an endless landscape contained within the most mundane objects, Fleisher dismisses boundaries and suggests that even ordinary things withhold insight into the monumental; a universe resides within a soap dispenser or a tube of toothpaste providing moments of revelation.


Film: Canine Soldiers
work in progress by Nancy Schiesari
Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 PM

Join us at Women & Their Work on Thurs. Oct. 23, 7pm, for a sneak preview screening of Canine Soldiers, a powerful documentary that explores the intimate bond between Soldier Handlers and their Military Working Dogs. Mo-Ti productions presents a film by Nancy Schiesari. Donations for this work in progress are welcomed at the door.

Schiesari is an experienced director, producer and cinematographer on both broadcast documentaries and award winning independent films.  Her latest full-length documentary, Tattooed Under Fire, aired nationwide on PBS in 2009. “Hansel Mieth-Vagabond Photographer” premiered on PBS’ Independent Lens in 2003, and on the Australian Broadcast Corporation. She also directed History Man, a half hour profile on Martin Scorsese for BBC 4, London, 2004.


Susi Brister
Fables
November 13 - January 15, 2015

Opening Reception:
Thursday, November 13, 6 to 8pm

Susi Brister's photographs are full of whimsy and camouflage. Using a quirky combination of natural settings and staging, Brister combines the synthetic with the pastoral. She creates magical moments where creatures emerge from their habitats. Occasionally cozy polyesters touch darker topics like in, "Hi-Lo Rabbit on Country Road". Careful composition, intrigue, use of multiple patterns, and a fine sense of texture permeate Brister's work.