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ATA Window Gallery: Marya Krogstad

July 2, 2017 - July 30, 2014

Marya Krogstad

Gallery Opening and Screening Friday July 18. Opening 7:30PM  Screening 8:30PM

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Marya Krogstad is a San Francisco based multi-media artist working in installation/environments, sculpture, film, video, audio, photography, and performative work. At times, the installations may position the viewer as a participant or subject of the work. Krogstad addresses concepts of transience and the encounter. Situations are proposed in which we may see ourselves and the spaces we occupy in new ways. The in-between spaces, the oneiric, and notions relating to identity, help to inform the work.

Krogstad received her M.F.A. in 2009 from the San Francisco Art Institute and exhibits nationally and internationally.  She is currently an Artist in Residence at Kala Art Institute and was a recent Affiliate artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts.

For one cannot even really see one’s own exterior and comprehend it as a whole, and no mirrors or photographs can help; our real exterior can be seen and understood only by other people, because they are located outside us in space and because they are others.  In the realm of culture, outsideness is a most powerful factor in understanding…

M. M. Bakhtin,  Speech Genres and Other Late Essays, p. 7, ©1986 Univ. of Texas Press


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