On view through September 14th at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in New York is a solo exhibition of works by acclaimed artist Michael Joaquin Grey. The artist’s work explores ideas related to art, science, media and human imagination, with this exhibition specifically focusing on the development of language, living things, and strategic organic systems. The exhibition is located on P.S.1’s first floor Drawing Gallery and includes works such as Artificial Muscle and Perpetual ZOOZ. Artificial Muscle contains a sample of the artist’s own muscle cells which are used to create a contracting mass, while Perpetual ZOOZ features the sound of his mother’s heartbeat played in time with a version of the Wizard of OZ film, while simultaneously a version of the film plays in reverse in accordance to Grey’s own heart beat. In total, the exhibition spans many topics thorough several works in the form of wall vinyl, computational videos, sculptures and prints.
Michael Joaquin Grey has completed countless solo and group exhibitions with recent notable shows at Fringe Exhibitions in Los Angeles and Bitforms Gallery in New York. The artist currently lives and works in San Francisco and New York.