Bill Jenkins’ Image/Conduit Now on View at Studio + Gallery

Compelled by alternative functions, artist Bill Jenkins’ practice reconstitutes utilitarian objects and places. In the exhibition Image/Conduit, currently on view at the Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery, he investigates this curiosity through the topography of Freshkills Park.

The exhibition features video work titled Scans, investigating the relationship between decades of compressed garbage placed at Fresh Kills with the picturesque grassy hills that compose the landscape of Freshkills Park. The video installation is paired with sculptures from Jenkins’ Conduit series, which interrogate and deconstruct the systems that regulate the interaction between outdoor and indoor environments.

Image/Conduit Curator’s Talks

This collection of Jenkins’ work calls on viewers to reflect upon the systematic ties, even if not always visible, between infrastructure and landscape.

Image/Conduit is on view at the Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery at 2240 Richmond Avenue through September 9, 2018. The gallery will be open by appointment. Email for more information.

This installation is presented with support from the Hyde & Watson Foundation. Special thanks to Teri Hentze (NYC Parks) and to Kristin Lucas and Joe Mackay for technical support.


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