June 12, 2014, 3-4pm
From the Artist Mona Gazala
Bodies at Rest: Bound Up in this Place is an installation that arose out of the artist's experiences living in inner-city Columbus; and the opportunities it afforded her as an "urban archaeologist" to explore gutted or abandoned dwellings and to create work based on the artifacts collected. This work serves to blur the lines between ancient ruins and urban blight, and addresses modern-day social issues regarding displacement and relocation. Mona Gazala is an artist, arts activist, and an OSU alumnus.
Accompanying this exhibit will be a second interactive piece, Unlit Corners. Gallery visitors will be invited to contribute their own written words to this collection of personal statements on crisis and loss.