Taking Shelter

McCallum & Tarry, Endurance, 2003
Patrick Killoran, Glass Outhouse, 2002-ongoing
Anthony Hernandez, Landscapes for the Homeless, 1989-2007
Eric Araujo, The House Project, 2008

McCallum & Tarry, Endurance, 2003

video still, 2 hours

courtesy of the artists and Caren Golden Fine Art, New York

Patrick Killoran, Glass Outhouse, 2002-ongoing

unlimited edition of port-a-potty, 91 x 43.5 x 47 inches

courtesy of the artist

Anthony Hernandez, Landscapes for the Homeless, 1989-2007

digital print on Endura paper, 50 x 63 inches

courtesy of Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles

Eric Araujo, The House Project, 2008

mixed media, dimensions variable

courtesy of the artist

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Patrick Killoran, Glass Outhouse, 2002-ongoing  thumbnail
Anthony Hernandez, Landscapes for the Homeless, 1989-2007  thumbnail
Eric Araujo, The House Project, 2008  thumbnail
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A place to call one’s own—it is the most basic of human needs. This exhibition examines the natural desire for shelter through a selection of artworks and social interventions. They encourage consideration of a range of subjects, including how public space becomes private, the absence of proper housing, the identity formed by where one lives, and the feeling of safety embodied in simple walls and a roof. These works demonstrate how community, government, economics, and politics are interwoven with and sometimes inextricably linked to the dreams and expectations of having a personal place where one can take shelter.

Taking Shelter archive

Eric Araujo, Jonathan Calm, Anthony Hernandez, Patrick Killoran, McCallum & Tarry, Jackie Sumell and Herman Wallace

Curator

James Voorhies

Institution

Columbus College of Art & Design, OH
Feb 13—Apr 5, 2008

Made possible with grants from Greater Columbus Arts Council and Ohio Arts Council with support from Columbus College of Art & Design