Monday, November 5, 2018

Exhibition marks Tavares Strachan's first solo presentation with Regen Projects

Tavares Strachan, Six Thousand Years (detail), 2018. Archival inkjet, pigment, enamel, vinyl, graphite, mylar, spray paint, collage, oil stick, acrylic mounted on sintra encased in acrylic, 826 units, each: 11 x 8 x 2 1/8 inches (27.9 x 20.3 x 5.4 cm).
LOS ANGELES, CA.- Regen Projects is presenting an exhibition of work by Tavares Strachan. Titled Invisibles, this marks his first solo presentation with the gallery, and the first time his work is being shown in Los Angeles since 2008. Before the post-nation state of Google there were empires. Knowledge and borders were contested – the one with arms the other with books. For the British Empire, of which The Bahamas were a small part, those books came in two forms. One was religious the other secular, and where the Bible fought the battleground of the soul, the Encyclopedia Britannica made claim to the mind. [More]
Tavares Strachan Invisibles at Regen Projects, Los Angeles. November 2 - December 22, 2018. Photo: Brian Forrest, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles.