When story and image collide the result is an EPIC SOMETHING! This exhibition and companion publication explored personal mythologies, narrative architectures, hidden religions, and the spaces between systems of storytelling.
Twelve artists ventured to the nexus of text and image, across a multitude of media: drawing, animation, installation, and writing. Witness the rising action of literal correspondences, translations from narrative to image, or from image back to text. Muddle through the plot twists, story lines hidden beneath the surface, and images that speak volumes. Marvel as each work climaxes in an EPIC SOMETHING that articulates the magical space between storytelling and image-making.
EPIC SOMETHING was displayed at The Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago, Illinois, from November 18, 2012 – February 24, 2013. It was the final exhibition of the Quarterly Site Series, part of the Twelve Galleries Project, a roving Chicago gallery run by Jamilee Polson Lacy. The exhibition co-curators included Zach Dodson, Dan Gleason, and Caroline Picard. The companion publication included works from Jesse Ball, Irina Botea, EC Brown, Lilli Carré, Ezra Claytan Daniels, Edie Fake, Heather Mekkelson, B. Ingrid Olson, Frank Pollard, Aay Preston-Myint, Deb Sokolow, Bill Talsma, and Viktor Van Bramer, who also drew the cover.
EPIC SOMETHING is out of print.