current archive artist index flat file links about
current exhibitions, SPACE 1, 2, flatfile room, and schedule previous exhibitions by date alphabetical listing of artists browse the images in the flatfile links to sites we love all about bellwether, maps, directions, staff, contact, submissions

 KRISTINE ROBINSON Pork Bomb Washing Machine - new sculptures
Kristine Robinson
Feb 14 -March 17
(extended due to popular demand )
Opening: Friday Febuary 14th   
from 8-10pm
*followed by
CUPIDS BALL  @ Union Pool
(Union and Meeker)

335 Grand Street
Brooklyn NY 11211

Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, 12-6pm
and by appointment
Map & Directions


BELLWETHER is proud to present KRISTINE ROBINSON Pork Bomb Washing Machine

Kristine Robinson's first solo show, Pork Bomb Washing Machine creates a mixture of objects fraught with symbolic qualities and emotions as a popular culture vocabulary. Exploring everything from the mundane to the pathetic in our personal and physical relationships, middle-American consumer items representing "super-sized" dreams and disappointments collide with each other. Elements are cast and molded in rubber, silicone, resins, and paper mache as individual components, and reassembled into life-size, jigsaw-like assemblies that impose a myriad of qualities on unlike elements. Unorthodox couplings, double helixes and paired animals become doppelgängers of physical and conceptual relationships in the pieces. A set of pandas-the original "hothouse flower" of the animal world-are irresistible yet impossible to manage in "Becoming Butterfly". Cheap boom boxes and stereos appear in a number of the works as some kind of everyday-object reality check. Like cooking with grease drippings, "Luau on Fatback Island" suggests a "make-do-with-what-you-got" mentality that is clearly absurd. In this work, the beautiful and the crude become one: misplaced "Frankensteins" seamed together with new contortions of their original and sometimes mutually exclusive meanings, alluding to the obvious but unspoken.

BELLWETHER is an artist-run space in support of emerging artists.
magician brisbane . theanimalcentral