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Featured Artist Interview by Girltrip

Alexandra Carter shares her art, process, and opinions in an in-depth interview by  Girltrip, a multi-platform organization dedicated to advancing women in the arts. Click the link to read!

"All gods are hot" closing reception

Radiant Space One Year Celebration and Closing Reception of "All gods are hot" June 21, 7-10pm

Come celebrate the closing of "All gods are hot" by Alexandra Carter and Radiant Space's one year anniversary! Enjoy an evening of art, music, drinks and surprise performances.

Radiant Space
1444 N Sierra Bonita Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046
Contact: Mia Orozco
(818) 429-6804

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Cranberry Cocktail Reception and Artist's Talk

Alexandra Carter's solo exhibition "All gods are hot" continues until June 23 at Radiant Space in West Hollywood, and this week we invite you to join us for two events:

Wednesday, May 30, 7-10pm: Cranberry Cocktails
Come view the installation,  meet the artist, and sip on cocktails that feature her signature pigment.

Sunday, June 3, 12-1pm: Artist's Talk
Carter will be doing a gallery walkthrough of the show, discussing her process, materials, and research. The talk will be followed by a short reception.

Radiant Space
1444 N Sierra Bonita Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046
Contact: Mia Orozco
(818) 429-6804


Alexandra Carter : All gods are hot 

Radiant Space
1444 N Sierra Bonita Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046
HOURS: Tues/Thurs/Sat 11am-4pm

Exhibition dates: May 12 - June 23, 2018

Radiant Space is pleased to present All gods are hot, a solo exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Alexandra Carter.

Creating an immersive tableau of paintings on translucent drafting film, Carter suspends paintings from above to activate their double-sided nature and to confront viewers with figures that float and dance through the space. The figures in Carter’s paintings highlight the performative nature of her subjects along a narrative of fairy tale, folklore, and agriculture. Puddles of colored ink and swaths of oil paint layered with photographic image transfers present an uncontained body, overflowing and interacting with the animal world. Elements of dance, costume, and mask meet feathers, tails, tentacles, and hooves, invoking the hybrids of ancient mythologies and emphasizing intense moments of transformation.

Also on display will be a selection of the artist’s ongoing series using cranberry as a medium, alluding to her upbringing on a cranberry farm in Massachusetts. The tart, highly pigmented fruit acts as a symbol of personal identity, and of tension with familial patriarchy. Using the concentrate and sediment from cranberry skin, Carter paints onto antique linen handkerchiefs, exploiting the staining effect of the pigment while signalling the abject in an intimate history with the body.
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