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Infrathin 29.401248 x -98.485324

June 13 - July 3, 2015

Opening reception June 13 , 6-9 PM

The "infrathin" as conceived by Marcel Duchamp and adapted by Kenneth Goldsmith is utilized as a vehicle/pretext for more or less responsible explorations/spoofings relating to location, national and other boundaries, and the apparently fictive distinctions among various dimensions (2-, 3-, 4- and 5-D, inside v. outside, then v. now, etc.) The works to be shown at Epitome are from a larger body of work but are specifically selected and in some cases created for the particular venue.

Carolyn Sortor's practice includes video, relational strategies, and curation. She has a B.F.A. purchased from Ben Britt and is working on an artificial M.F.A. Her work has been shown in New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Austin, and elsewhere, and in 2013 she received the Dallas Observer Mastermind award. Recent projects have included curating the Dallas Medianale: Existential Virtuality (2015); Seismic Hive (2009-14), a solo exhibition at The Reading Room, Dallas with composite videos and images printed on vintage seismic graph paper from the Los Alamos National Laboratory; Transmembrane Pressure (2014), a performance broadcast live via Google Hangouts for the Santa Fe International New Media Festival; organizing and directing the first Expanded Cinema (2012), a program of new video art works created for the 999 x 193' LED screen wrapping the Omni Dallas Hotel with audio simulcast on KXT 91.7 FM; art as social wormhole (2013-ongoing), an "artificial MFA" course/reading group in aesthetic texts relating to art's power to influence reality; the OccuLibrary (2011-13), a rolling collaboration creating aesthetically-informed reincarnations of the libraries destroyed when Occupy camps across the U.S. were evicted; and The Wedding Project (2011), in which she and her husband were married and their 150 guest-participants dressed as brides or wore white, forming a human screen onto which one of two videos she made was projected.