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Ronchini Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by New Orleans based artist Tameka Norris in collaboration with ARTNESIA. Norris’s multi-disciplinary practice includes performance, video, sound, photography, and installation.

Press Release

The title of the show, Almost Acquaintances, references her relationship with New Orleans and presents a new series of paintings depicting buildings in Gulfport and Biloxi - Norris’s childhood home - and quintessential shotgun houses in New Orleans, where the artist lives and works. The works take on titles such as Ms. Rosie, Josephine, or Pass Rd that reference women in Norris’s family that have …

The title of the show, Almost Acquaintances, references her relationship with New Orleans and presents a new series of paintings depicting buildings in Gulfport and Biloxi - Norris’s childhood home - and quintessential shotgun houses in New Orleans, where the artist lives and works. The works take on titles such as Ms. Rosie, Josephine, or Pass Rd that reference women in Norris’s family that have passed away or streets in the area.

A continuation of the artist’s Post-Katrina series, the works are built up mark by mark using oil paint on stretched fabrics in a colourful and impressionistic …

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Location

22 Dering Street
London, GB
Monday–Friday, 10am–6pm
Saturday–Sunday, Closed