Fuzzy Daydream: Boredom, Fashion, Death and Time

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Fuzzy Daydream: Boredom, Fashion, Death and Time

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 21, 2022

Fuzzy Daydream features new work from artists Lydia Diemer, Betsy Hunt, and Lindsey Schmitt that engages with fabric and how what we wear interacts with the human and non-human contexts that surround us.


The artists write: “Clothes frame moments when aspects of the private go public, challenging cultural norms, creating space for contemplation, or staking a claim to joy. [We] examine the intertwining of aesthetic and socio-political histories and futures, informed by the agency of outfits and fabrics, facets of concealment and disclosure, impulsive actions and the reflexivity of trends.”


The work in Fuzzy Daydream includes print, installation, and video by the three artists, who have been working collaboratively on this project for the past year. 


The exhibition will include two events:

• a virtual conversation with the three artists on Monday January 3 at 6pm [information and registration here]

• an in-person closing reception at 229 N. Gilbert, on Friday January 21 from 5-7pm 


It also includes a zine, Fuzzy, and an interactive website, fuzzydaydream.com. The zine highlights the process of each artist and their long-term conversation on fabric and use-value, labor, the residue of domesticity, and gendered associations.


More information about Fuzzy Daydream can be found at: www.publicspaceone.com/events/fuzzydaydream

About the artists:
Lydia Diemer is an Iowa City-based artist who creates drawings, prints, and installations that explore the entanglement of humans and non-humans at the peripheries of built space. www.lydiadiemer.com

Betsy Hunt is a Duluth-based artist interested in exploring physicality in film through cutout animation, sound and image juxtaposition, and performative filmmaking. She teaches Time-Based Arts in the Digital Art and Photography program at the University of Minnesota Duluth.  https://vimeo.com/user1993729

Lindsey Schmitt is a visual artist who makes paintings and drawings. Her artwork examines pausing and questioning the visuals that surround us, the flux of human identity, and the changing relationship between humans and the natural world. www.lindseyschmitt.com

Public Space One (PS1) is an artist-led, community-driven, contemporary art center in Iowa City that aims to provide and advocate for independent, innovative, diverse, and inclusive art spaces, resources, and opportunities for any and everyone. PS1’s programs include a gallery, community-access studios for print/book arts (the IC Press Co-op) and media arts (the Media Arts Co-op), and the Center for Afrofuturist Studies residency program.


January 14
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Public Space One
229 N Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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