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Exhibit info: HURRICANE LOST

January 27, 2021 - April 4, 2021

Emerson Contemporary, Boston, MA




Press:

"An Art Installation Confronts Us With A Hurricane, And Our Role In Climate Change," Amelia Mason, WBUR, Boston NPR station, Morning Edition, February 18, 2021 (3:39 mins & article)

"Gathering strength with Georgie Friedman’s ‘Hurricane Lost,'" Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, Arts, Feb 3, 2021  web | pdf

"Georgie Friedman: The Journey Up To 'Hurricane Lost,'" An edited and shortened transcription of Georgie Friedman's Virtual Artist Talk (Feb 10, 2021), Emerson Contemporary blog, March 15, 2021

"Emerson Contemporary introduces spring Media Arts exhibition 'Hurricane Lost',” Lucia Thorne, The Berkeley Beacon, Jan 27, 2021

 

The eight sculptural video forms in Hurricane Lost are based on the shapes of hurricane cloud walls, while their spatial layout mimics the circular wind patterns. If one were able to see the installation from a bird's-eye view, the hurricane forms would appear to be slicing through the architecture to form its spiral.


The installation spans the gallery's 1700 sq. ft. floor plan and rises toward the 20 ft. high ceilings. Two helical forms, which together create the 14 ft wide x 13 ft tall spiral eye, spin around visitors who choose to enter.


The soundscape was created in collaboration with Radio Sloan.


Videos: 13 - 20 min continuous loops

Soundscape: 20 min continuous loop

8 speakers



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