Crystal Morey is a sculptress from the Bay Area who’s solo debut show entitled ‘Delicate Dependencies’ is currently being showcased at the Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco. More info after the break.
Gallery: Modern Eden Gallery
801 Greenwich St, San Francisco, CA 94133
Exhibition Dates: October 14–29, 2016
Gallery Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 12pm-6pm
Artist Statement: “Humankind has become the driving influence and force behind natural evolution, with the ability to alter life from a single cell all the way up to entire ecosystems. Through these actions we are leaving vulnerable species and habitats frantic, facing disruptions and uncertain outcomes. In my work I explore these actions while also creating an evocative and mysterious narrative that shows our interdependence with the land and animals around us.
Delicate Dependencies is an exploration of these ideas shown through plants and animals native to the western United States. These creatures exist in habitats stressed or impacted by human activity, leading them to an unclear future. They inhabit a space where the relationship between humans, and the plants and animals around them, are intricately and physically bound together, dependent on each other for their long-term viability. Sculpted from the silken white earth of porcelain, I see these delicate figures as containing power, as modern talismans and precious telling objects. They see a heightened vision of human influence in the natural world and are here to remind us of our current trajectory and the delicate dependencies we all share.”