Artists' Television Access

Right Window Gallery: Abner Nolan: Babble (opening)

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 7:30 pm

San Francisco based artist Abner Nolan’s Babble is informed by the wandering creative impulses of his 4 year old son. The installation combines videos documenting the intimate building of temporary structures overlaid by boarded up windows, a contemporary symbol of urban recession and blight.

Abner Nolan is a San Francisco-based artist. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Nelson Gallery at UC Davis, and the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. He is a former artist-in-residence at the Macdowell Colony, and monographs of his work have been published by Trillium Press and TBW Books. He is currently a teacher in the photography program at the California College of the Arts.

At Right Window, artist Jason Hanasik has turned November into a running series of individual shows under the general title of You roll away your stone, I’ll roll away mine.

You roll away your stone, I’ll roll away mine is a series of week long solo exhibitions. Noticing the generative nature of the intergenerational relationships in his own life, Hanasik tasked each invited artist to create a week long solo show with the stipulation that the artists collaborate with someone significantly older or significantly younger than they are. The result is a captivating series of projects which eloquently build on top of each other to collectively explore the themes of isolation, miscommunication, and expectations.