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530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
530 West 25th Street
Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
Vaydra Wright
Descending into Escapism Series 1: Vaydra Wright
Agora Gallery
530 West 25th StreetNew York,NY
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  • A Kaleidoscope View of Inner City Buildings
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 12" 
  • Barren Landscape
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 12" 
  • Fountain of Life
Archival Pigment Print
14" x 8" 
  • My Childhood Environment
Archival Pigment Print
7" x 13" 
  • My 'Desensitised' State
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 16" 
  • My 'Gunshot' State
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 16" 
  • My 'Missing in Action' State
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 12" 
  • My 'Safe Spot' State
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 12" 
  • My 'Wounded' State
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 16" 
  • Original Bug Series
Archival Pigment Print
16" x 16" 
  • Reflection of My Stolen Childhood
Archival Pigment Print
13" x 7" 
  • Self Portrait of My Identity Crisis
Archival Pigment Print
16" x 16" 
  • Threatened Natural Resources
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 12" 
  • 5th Suites
Archival Pigment Print
18" x 30" 
  • Adagio Tempo
Archival Pigment Print
30" x 24" 
  • Between Two Worlds
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 20" 
  • Do You Love Me
Archival Pigment Print
30" x 18" 
  • Temple of Lapis
Archival Pigment Print
20" x 20" 
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Vaydra Wright

VAYDRA WRIGHT

Descending into Escapism Series 1: Vaydra Wright
May 22 – June 12, 2018
Reception: Thursday, May 24, 2018 6-8 PM

Vaydra Wright’s digital collages utilize layers of color and pattern to create surreal compositions. Created as coping strategies, these works are visual documents of the sensations the artist feels during periods of dissociation, a psychological condition in which one detaches from reality in response to traumatic events and triggering stimuli. The spiraling, inverted, kaleidoscopic works often function as Rorschach tests and represent the psychological repercussion of trauma through digitally manipulated abstractions. Working in complete isolation and without formal training, Vaydra’s works are entirely personal depictions of her unique experiences.

In
Adagio Tempo, we see an intricate pattern of whirling colorful lines. At once soothing and mystifying, the work reveals a complex maze of emotions as colors bleed into one another like the artist’s shifting moods. In Reflection of My Stolen Childhood, what look like red and yellow caves sit at the edge of a milky bay, drawing the viewer into its abstract web. Personal and private, the work hints at the artist’s raw emotional state as she tries to make sense of and communicate what’s happening in her mind.




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