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art by Shannon Amidon

Efflorescence by Shannon Amidon

Efflorescence is a series of lumen prints by Shannon Amidon
inspired by her interest in blending artistic renderings of nature and
old world photographic techniques. Camera-less images are created by
exposing botanical specimens and photographic paper to varying levels of
sunlight, time, and temperature, creating unique and ethereal images
that transcend the specimens’ natural color, shape, and form.

A companion ambient sound installation by Compartment organically
interprets pieces of Shannon Amidon’s Efflorescence series
resulting in musical vignettes that are sometimes alarming, sometimes
whimsical. Compartment will be present opening night performing a live
musical installation.

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art by Centa Schumacher

Preconscious a photographic exhibition by Centa Schumacher.
This work explores what is just beneath our awareness using the body as
an intermediary between the conscious mind and the subconscious. By
turning the camera onto herself, Centa Schumacher shows that the
separation between the physical self and the mind is nearly
non-existent.

Artists’ Reception: Friday May 7th, 7pm – 9pm
part of the South FIRST FRIDAYS monthly art walk. (Click here for more info.)

Exhibition on view through May 28, 2010

Gallery Hours:
Tuesday – Friday, Noon – 7pm
Saturday, Noon – 5pm
First Fridays ’til 9pm

KALEID Gallery
88 S. 4th St.
Downtown San Jose, CA 95112
http://www.KALEIDgallery.com