Suné Woods & Ranu Mukherjee
Suné Woods, *1976, USA,
lives and works in Los Angeles
Ranu Mukherjee, *1966 in India,
lives and works in San Francisco
This presentation of the viewing room places California-based artists Ranu Mukherjee and Suné Woods side by side to highlight how each artist employs collage and layering as a strategy. The aim is not necessarily to just build an image, but to reveal the fragmentation, even fracturing of the world, society, family, and our bodies and minds.
Come Undone features artworks that subtly uncover some of our vulnerabilities –environmental catastrophes, lack of access to health care (and care more broadly), political division, and troubled histories– which continue to cut us up. Yet, Mukherjee and Woods also call up sensuality as a bodily reminder of our capacity to love, feel, and move forward. This strategy does not recuperate loss or put things back together, but it demonstrates the resilience and power needed to forge new paths forward.Read more