PROJECTS > I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (2013)

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Installation shot
Klemm Gallery, Siena Heights University
2013
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Installation shot
Klemm Gallery, Siena Heights University
2013
All We Are is Dust in the Wind
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
39.5" in diameter
2012
Hairy Eyeballs
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
52" in diameter
2010
Hairy Eyeballs
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
Detail
2011
You Can't Always Get What You Want #2 (floor)
Various collages from Solace Studies (wall)
2013
You Can't Always Get What You Want #2
Upside-down collages from "Solace Studies"
Installation variable, here: 18’ 9” x 11’ 5”
2013
You Can't Always Get What You Want #2"
Upside-down collages from "Solace Studies"
Detail
2013
Solace Studies
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
2010-2013
Potatoes Pads Pizza Peanuts
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
2012
Hair Jewels
Found magazines and scotch tape
16" x 48"
2011
Cream Cheese Baby Blankets
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
22" x 25"
2011
The Most Perfect Form
Found magazines and scotch tape
14" x 11"
2011
Gold Chains and Empty Space
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
19" x 16"
2011
Cucumber Sweater Patron!
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
20" x 20"
2012
Ghost in the Machine
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
27" x 22"
2011
30 Hours in One Weekend (Klemm Gallery, Adrian, Michigan)
Site-responsive collage: collected magazine images and T-pins
8 x 24 feet
2013
30 Hours in One Weekend (Klemm Gallery, Adrian, Michigan)
Site-responsive college: collected magazine images and T-pins
Detail
2013
30 Hours in One Weekend (Klemm Gallery, Adrian, Michigan)
Site-responsive collage: collected magazine images and T-pins
Detail
2013
30 Hours in One Weekend (Klemm Gallery, Adrian, Michigan)
Site-responsive collage: collected magazine images and T-pins
Detail
2013
30 Hours in One Weekend (Klemm Gallery, Adrian, Michigan)
Site-responsive collage: collected magazine images and T-pins
Detail
2013
30 Hours in One Weekend (Klemm Gallery, Adrian, Michigan)
Site-responsive collage: collected magazine images and T-pins
Detail
2013
30 Hours in One Weekend (Klemm Gallery, Adrian, Michigan)
Site-responsive collage: collected magazine images and T-pin
Detail
2013
Specimens
Shadowboxes, collected magazine images, T-pins
30" x 40" each
2013
The "It" Bag
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
11" x 13"
2012
Into the Belly of Something Terrible
Collected magazine images, T-pins, shadowbox
30" x 40"
2013
Circling the Drain
Collected magazine images, T-pins, shadowbox
30" x 40"
2013
Plumage
Collected magazine images, T-pins, shadowbox
30" x 40"
2013
Sleek, Shiny, Curly
Collected magazine images, T-pins, shadowbox
30" x 40"
2013
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Installation shot
Klemm Gallery, Siena Heights University
2013
Inside Out
Found magazines and scotch tape
41" x 36"
2011
Inside Out
Found magazines and scotch tape
Detail
2011
Faucet Cascade and Lovely Heart Attack
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
Installation shot
2012
Faucet Cascade
Found magazines and scotch tape
62" diagonal
2011
Lovely Heart-attack
Collected magazine images and scotch tape
28” x 27”
2011

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (2013)
A solo exhibition of collage-based work
November 5 - December 6, 2013
Klemm Gallery, Siena Heights University (Adrian, MI)

Stacia Yeapanis reveals the coexistence of anxiety and beauty in glossy magazines in "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." This solo exhibition will feature an impermanent collage installation conceived of and executed entirely onsite at Klemm Gallery over the course of three days. The show will also include past works from the series "Solace Studies" (2010-2012) and new works from the series "Specimens" (2013).

The images in advertisements and lifestyle articles are intended by their producers to create new desires and manipulate existing ones in consumers. Yeapanis cuts out, organizes and remixes the images, making do with what is offered and turning the act of consuming into one of creating. The resulting large-scale abstractions mimic organic forms, evoking both plant and animal characteristics: vines, barnacles, dripping water, as well as tufts of fur, scales and tails. Rather than permanently adhering the individual parts of the collages to each other, Yeapanis attaches them directly to the gallery wall with T-pins, referencing both the constructive process of quilting and the deconstructive process of dissection. The temporariness of the pinning echoes the ephemeral nature of desire and the tactics we use to satisfy it.

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