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Nadia Hironaka & Matthew Suib: Mirrors, Marks, and Loops



Host Becca Lieb braves the Bolt Bus to visit Locks Gallery in Philadelphia, where Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib's collaborative exhibition, "Mirrors, Marks, and Loops" is on view. The exhibition presents pieces representing both artists' varied approaches to the moving image and its history.

Hironaka and Suib discuss influences and motivations behind their video works, everything from the Superstudio Architecture Group to Thom Andersen's "Los Angeles Plays Itself". They delve into the use of irony in architecture, and how architecture represents a selective version of the past.

Nadia Hironaka & Matthew Suib have worked as artistic collaborators since 2008. Their collaborative projects have been exhibited in museums, galleries and film festivals worldwide.

Nadia Hironaka received her Masters of Fine Art from The Art Institute of Chicago and her Bachelors of Fine Art from The University of the Arts. Currently she resides in Philadelphia and is a professor at The Maryland Institute College of Art.

Matthew Suib is based in Philadelphia has exhibited installations, video/sound works and photographs internationally at venues including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Kunstwerke Berlin, Mercer Union (Toronto), The Corcoran Gallery of Art (D.C.) and PS1 Contemporary Art Center (NYC), The Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), and the 2007 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. His 2006 project Purified By Fire has been commissioned for exhibition in Miami, Chicago, Toronto and Paris.
 

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