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Dana Tyrrell – MFA Thesis Show "Disembodied" Opens Saturday at Dreamland

April 15, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Tyrrell, Dana-poster

Please join Dana Tyrrell for the opening of his MFA thesis exhibition Disembodied on April 18th from 7-10 pm.  The exhibition will be on view at Dreamland, 387 Franklin Street in Buffalo, from April 18th until April 27th.

Disembodied in its simplest essence is about life and death. Weaving together themes such as mortality, ecology, destruction, ego and queerness, the work oscillates between jarringly fluorescent ephemera camouflaged in shimmering, silver mylar, thoughtful found object installations, and paintings which reach beyond their own surface and map the arc of their existence.

Disembodied follows the trajectory of Tyrrell’s earlier bodies of work, which sought to question and elaborate upon the relationship between painting and sculpture, but also confronted viewers with oozing pieces that spoke to abjection, the human body, and accumulated detritus of everyday life.

Dreamland, as both a collective and a private gallery space, caters to the experimental and the absurd. We are Feminists, Queer, Anti-Capitalist, Diverse and dedicated to creating safe space for exploration of the fantastical. Bring us your beautiful noise-makers, conceptual visions, performance artists and opulent minds. Destroy the parameters of the “acceptable”

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