Ronit Baranga - Intimacy

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Press Release: Ronit Baranga

Intimacy is the latest exhibition by Ronit Baranga. It includes two separate series of sculptures.

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Opening reception: Saturday, April 1st, 6 - 9pm. Drinks will be provided by our friends at Jetty Road Brewery and Malocchio.

This exhibition will run from April 2nd - April 23rd and will coincide with Paul Neberra's Backstage Disaster, David Lee Pereira's Liminal Spaces and Ed Binkley's Wondrous Strange and Familiar

The "Embraced in Frame" series consists of wall pieces that deal with relationships. The relationships are expressed metaphorically as the relation between the useful vessel and the one who uses it. The rules are redefined, while the hard, cold body of the vessels is squashed and pinched by the hands holding it, as if it were a body made of flesh. The hands hold the vessels as if they were theatre hand puppets, creating a game of interactions and relationships between them.

In the "Intimate Series," piles of dishes create “doubtfully alive” creatures engaged in intimate and sexual interactions. Repressed sexuality, although appearing in a direct and blunt way, is not immediately visible at first glance.

Ronit Baranga is a sculptor who lives and works in Israel. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and literature from Haifa University and has studied art history at Tel-Aviv University and fine arts at Beit Berl College ('HaMidrasha'), Israel.

Baranga’s art straddles the line between still life and living and explores relationships and emotions. Her work has been displayed around the globe and is included in many museum and private collections. She has exhibited in Israel, Australia, Turkey, the United States, China, Taiwan and Germany.

Paul Neberra - Backstage Disaster