The Knots and Flora series (Drawings and Paintings), are meditations on time perception, the
layering of experience, obstruction, nostalgia, turmoil, and the charting of a personal chance
operation. Inclement Portraits.
Julie Unruh is interested in identity construction and particularly in the disconnect between personal and shared experience. She utilizes realism, but her paintings also explore the role of the viewer in the creation of coherent images.
My work begins with the awareness that concepts can only be understood if enacted in real time, with direct body
involvement, and through the consensus of shared experience. Bringing everyday invisibles to visible
The subjects of my paintings are people and the composition of objects. The human figure in
painting enters a different dimension. I transform appearances and reinvent these in the layers of
color, are simultaneously real and detached.
Firoz Mahmud works on wide range of media including installation, Layapa Art (a Bangladeshi
stencil technique), Urgency of Proximate Drawing (NinKI: UoPD), text, video and photographs which
are based on Bangladeshi socio-political cult