Installations
Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
The Daisy Argument (Revised)
2011/2012
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
Dimensions vary

Installation commissioned by The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC as part of the exhibition Paperless, curated by Steven Matijcio.
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Press Release:

The medium of paper is a fragile vehicle – carrying the weight of written thought, but acutely vulnerable to travel, climate, and time. This endangered status accelerates in an increasingly digitized and environmentally conscious society, where the “paperless economy” is turning said material into simultaneous antiquity and the abject. Yet even as paper struggles against its purportedly imminent extinction, artists around the world are paying homage to its precarious empire. Paperless celebrates these refugees of the information age, gathering 15 international artists who create theatrical elegies to the pariah of so-called “progress.”

Exhibiting artists: Natasha Bowdoin, Peter Callesen, Doug Coupland, Simryn Gill, Katie Holten, Kiel Johnson, Maskull Lasserre, Nava Lubelski, Oscar Santillan, Karen Sargsayn,
Jude Tallichet, Yuken Teruya, Oscar Tuazon
Johannes VanDerBeek, and Xu Bing
Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
The Daisy Argument (Revised), detail
2011/2012
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
Dimensions vary

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations
Paperless, Installation view at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
April 27 - September 16, 2012

Image courtesy of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
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Natasha Bowdoin Installations
Paperless, Installation view at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
April 27 - September 16, 2012

Image courtesy of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
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Natasha Bowdoin Installations
Paperless, Installation view at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
April 27 - September 16, 2012

Image courtesy of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
The Daisy Argument (Revised), Wall painting in progress
2011/2012
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
Dimensions vary

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
The Daisy Argument, panoramic view 1
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
Dimensions vary

Installation commissioned by the Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin
January 28 - March 12, 2011
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Press Release:

The Daisy Argument by Houston-based artist Natasha Bowdoin is the third incarnation of a project that documents her transcriptions of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. Over the past few years, Bowdoin has used language as an organic material to explore the unpredictable presence of words. Her site-specific installations are composed of an ever-changing number of components, including drawings of phrases carefully cut from paper that are re-appropriated with each new exhibition. Her literary translation is a visual process that seeks to make a piece of art that is physically and conceptually permeable, liberated from language's structural expectations. Rather than functioning as a visualization of the content of meaning of the author's text, her works become pictures of words, a visual manifestation of verse. Bowdoin will transform the interior space of The Arcade to create an environment made of layered and interwoven texts that will generate a new setting for prose and the viewer to converge.
Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
The Daisy Argument, panoramic view 2
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
Dimensions vary

Installation commissioned by the Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin
January 28 - March 12, 2011
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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
The Daisy Argument, View of wall 2
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
Dimensions vary

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
The Daisy Argument, View of wall 1
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache and pencil
Dimensions vary

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
The Daisy Argument, detail
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Dimensions vary

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
The Daisy Argument, detail
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Dimensions vary

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
The Daisy Argument, detail
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Dimensions vary

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
The Daisy Argument, detail
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Dimensions vary

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The Daisy Argument, detail
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Dimensions vary

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Acyrlic and gouache on wall
The world below the brine (Revised)
2011
Acyrlic and gouache on wall

Site-specific installation commissioned by the Gensler Architecture Houston Offices
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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Acyrlic and gouache on wall
The world below the brine (Revised)
2011
Acyrlic and gouache on wall

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Acyrlic and gouache on wall
The world below the brine (Revised)
2011
Acyrlic and gouache on wall

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Untitled (Alice)
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Dimensions vary

Installation at the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
April 7 - June 5, 2011
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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Untitled (Alice)
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Dimensions vary

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Natasha Bowdoin Installations Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Untitled (Alice), detail
2011
Cut paper, acrylic paint, gouache, and pencil
Dimensions vary

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