SHAUN GLADWELL / MATRIX 162
June 2, 2011 – September 18, 2011
The body is subject to the forces of gravity. But the soul is ruled by levity, pure. —Saul Bellow
Physically challenging feats in skateboarding, surfing, and car stunts are the focus of artist Shaun Gladwell‘s mesmerizing videos. From the streets of Yokohama to the waters off Sydney’s Bondi Beach, Gladwell’s riveting performance works merge elements of art history, popular culture, extreme sports, and his native Australia.
Download the MATRIX 162 exhibition brochure.
Listen to an interview with Gladwell at the MATRIX 162 exhibition opening below.