Fanny Allié: The Glowing Home
Exhibition on view March 13, 2014—April 30, 2014
Curated by Brendan Carroll brendanscottcarroll.com
Allié’s neon sculpture of a solitary human figure transforms ArtBloc, a mobile art space built from repurposed shipping containers, into a temporary shelter. A sound installation will accompany the work, which features separately recorded voices by people living or working in Jersey City. The songs, which touch on feelings of home, memory, and loss, will be played back through a pair of speakers affixed to ArtBloc.
About the Artist:
Fanny is a multidisciplinary artist that works in sculpture, installation, and drawing. In her recent public works, she has focused on the human body and its silhouette. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, Roger Smith Arts Space, and Chashama have organized solo exhibitions of her work. Freight + Volume Gallery, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, FIGMENT, and Dekalb Gallery/Pratt Institute have featured her work in group exhibitions. Her work has been mentioned in The New York Times, Hyperallergic, NY Magazine, and Arts in Bushwick.
In 2005, she earned her M.F.A from National School of Photography in Arles, France. In 2001, she earned her B.A. from Paul Valéry University, Montpellier, France. She has been the recipient of numerous residencies, including Bronx Museum of the Arts Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program and Artelinea Artist Residency in France. Fanny Allié was born and raised in Montpellier, France. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
SILVERMAN is a New Jersey real estate developer, creatively rebuilding urban areas, supporting the arts, while building neighborhoods.
ArtBloc is a mobile art gallery and performance space built from two repurposed shipping containers – it is a dynamic community venue for art, music, dance and theater.
Brendan Carroll is an artist, writer and curator. He organizes a rotating exhibition program of prominent and up- and-coming artists for SILVERMAN.