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How The Sphere, Having In Vain Tried Words, Resorted To Deeds

Presented as part of the Workspace 2015 series, featuring the work of LES Studio Program artists-in-residence. Borrowed from Chapter Seventeen of Edwin A. Abbott’s 1884 novel “Flatland,” How the sphere, having in vain tried words, resorted to deeds, introduces the work of four artists–Constantin Hartenstein, Kate Stone, Tuguldur Yondonjamts, Holly Veselka–whose practices both reveal and manipulate the tensions between concepts …

Holly Veselka

Mostly comprised of site-specific projects and environmental installations, my work considers humanity‚Äôs cultural heritage in tandem with an evolving, physical world. Specifically exploring the subject of cosmology, I use scientific, historical, and literary documents to research, manipulate, and re-contextualize visual representations of our world and the cosmos. Presenting this imagery as multi-disciplinary conceptual or sculptural …