Joseph Grigely, ‘Even If You Can’t Hear’, 2016, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Ink and pencil on paper, pins, Nogueras Blanchard
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Joseph Grigely

Even If You Can’t Hear, 2016

Ink and pencil on paper, pins
29 7/10 × 103 1/10 in
75.5 × 262 cm
Location
L' Hospitalet , Madrid
NB
Nogueras Blanchard
L' Hospitalet , Madrid

Sordo desde los diez años, Joseph Grigely ha dependido durante mucho tiempo de la escritura
como …

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Joseph Grigely
American, b. 1956
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Drawing influence from Modernism and still-life paintings, Joseph Grigely, who is deaf, maintains an extensive archive of his daily conversations on scraps of paper and napkins, organizing them into installations of varying sizes. In the case of his “Conversations with the Hearing”, they are placed into rigid grids, evoking Modernist Hard-edged geometry. For Grigely, this “materialization of everyday life” is linked to notions of still-life painting in that both are composed of banal moments or forgettable interactions. Of his work, Grigely says, “I want to take people inside the experience of being deaf and share it with them. At the same time, I want to conflate it with various historical conventions.”

Joseph Grigely, ‘Even If You Can’t Hear’, 2016, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Ink and pencil on paper, pins, Nogueras Blanchard
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L' Hospitalet , Madrid

Sordo desde los diez años, Joseph Grigely ha dependido durante mucho tiempo de la escritura
como sustituto del habla, invitando a sus interlocutores a anotar sus preguntas en servilletas de
cóctel, papelería de hotel, anuncios de galerías, lo que sea que encuentren a mano. En 1994,
Grigely comenzó a emplear estas notas, …

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Joseph Grigely
American, b. 1956
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Drawing influence from Modernism and still-life paintings, Joseph Grigely, who is deaf, maintains an extensive archive of his daily conversations on scraps of paper and napkins, organizing them into installations of varying sizes. In the case of his “Conversations with the Hearing”, they are placed into rigid grids, evoking Modernist Hard-edged geometry. For Grigely, this “materialization of everyday life” is linked to notions of still-life painting in that both are composed of banal moments or forgettable interactions. Of his work, Grigely says, “I want to take people inside the experience of being deaf and share it with them. At the same time, I want to conflate it with various historical conventions.”

Joseph Grigely

Even If You Can’t Hear, 2016

Ink and pencil on paper, pins
29 7/10 × 103 1/10 in
75.5 × 262 cm
Location
L' Hospitalet , Madrid
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