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LC Queisser

  • Installation view, Ser Serpas, 'Guesthouse', LC Queisser, Tbilisi
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The new series of language practice works in ink and water- color, titled Alice (Language) Practice, are hung on the walls, both behind gold frames and glass and also fixed directly into the plaster. Even when these works are dry they appear wet, the language becoming a melted, undone blur in the process. Their illegibility makes them not poems. There is some feeling of tie-dye in what you see, but it’s more melancholic and irrational than decorative. I picture the third day of a bender, deep in the interior of the interior, followed by a string of the new glassy-eyed emojis. The palette of ...

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'Guesthouse' is a book of new poems by artist Ser Serpas. The book was released at the opening of her exhibition of the same name at LC Queisser Gallery, Tbilisi, in February 2021.

For the Liste presentation, a continuation of the book is part of the booth presentation, containing seven new poems written by Serpas between the exhibition in January 2021 and the Fair in September 2021.

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Ser Serpas, 'Alice (Language) Practice 3', 2021 (detail)

Ser Serpas was born in 1995 in the Los Angeles. She lives and works in Tbilisi. Serpas has had solo exhibitions at LC Queisser, Tbilisi (2021); Karma International, Zurich (2020); Ludlow 38, New York (2019); LUMA Westbau, Zurich (2018); and Current Projects, Miami (2017), as well as participating in group exhibitions at Progretto, Lecce (2021); Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection, Paris (2021); Arcadia Missa, London (2020); Karma International, Zurich, (2020); Made in LA, curated by Myriam Ben Salah and Lauren Mackler, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, (2020/21); Fri Art, Kunsthalle Fribourg, Switzerla ...