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Transmission Gallery
Oakland

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Malia Landis and Wesley T. Wright’s ceramic works explore the paradox of our desire to experience the natural world while having interfered with it so much we no longer know what is truly natural.

Press Release

Malia Landis and Wesley T. Wright’s ceramic and mixed media works explore the paradox of our desire to participate in and experience the natural world even though the natural world we think we long for doesn’t really exist. Having intervened in the natural order for thousands of years, affecting flora and fauna in so many ways, consciously or not, we don't necessarily know what is natural at …

Malia Landis and Wesley T. Wright’s ceramic and mixed media works explore the paradox of our desire to participate in and experience the natural world even though the natural world we think we long for doesn’t really exist. Having intervened in the natural order for thousands of years, affecting flora and fauna in so many ways, consciously or not, we don't necessarily know what is natural at all. The work is, to some degree, a response to the distress produced by environmental change and that yearning for a connection to nature that is rapidly disappearing. Nature, however, finds new …

Location

770 West Grand Ave.
Oakland, California, US
Monday–Wednesday, Sunday, Closed
Thursday–Friday, 12pm–6pm
Saturday, 11am–5pm