It's Thursday afternoon at the recently renovated Emerson Dorsch Gallery, and everything is still -- except the moving stock images on TV screens. Observers stand silently, observing the pieces of art around them: boxes on the floor, paintings on the wall, and plasma TVs placed on the floor, the wall, and a table, all illuminated by a stage-lighting system. Movement commences as people walk towards the next piece, but then there's absolute silence once again.
Alan Gutierrez's "INTRO" at Emerson Dorsch.
The serenity of the room is interrupted when artist Alan Gutierrez enters the room and the formerly entranced observers turn to greet him.More »