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Wolves by the Road

May 16th-June 5th 2019

Wolves by the Road explores the space between familiarity and the unknown. The artists in this exhibition produce paintings that are often figurative while also questioning the relationship of the figures to their surroundings. As viewers we are included in this, sometimes invited into the scene. Other times we are voyeurs, unsure whether we should remain too long. The works oscillate between cheerfulness and darkness, comfort and dread, like a party with the lights flickering in and out. Things start to feel a little sinister. Is everyone accounted for?

Kate Mothes is an independent curator and founder of Young Space ( / @yngpsc). She received a Masters in Art History, Theory and Display from Edinburgh College of Art at the University of Edinburgh, and her Bachelors in Art History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to yngspc online exhibitions, selected recent exhibitions include Memory Palace at Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska; Settling the Ghost and BIG LINK at Standard Projects, Hortonville, WI; and Conveyor at Morgan Fine Arts and Film Center, Brooklyn, New York. She is based in Wisconsin. Guest Curator Kate Mothes ​ Exhibiting Artists Emma Fineman | Aly Heyler | Yulia Iosilzon | Francisco Rodriguez | Anna Jung Seo Programme Co-ordinators Suzy Babington | Rufus Newell | Jack Towndrow | Rosie Vohra Painting Programme is co-ordinated by Assembly House studio holders.

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