In The Galleries
April 06, 2016 — June 12, 2016
Jiha Moon harvests cultural elements native to Korea, Japan, and China, uniting them with Western elements to investigate the multifaceted nature of our current global identity as influenced by popular culture, technology, racial perceptions, and folklore. For example, Moon includes characters from the video game Angry Birds and smartphone emojis alongside Asian tigers and Indian gods, in compositions that appear at once familiar and foreign. At first glance, the artist’s work appears as a…Learn more…
Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone’s Mad Here is organized by the Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia, in collaboration with the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston School of the Arts in Charleston, South Carolina. The exhibition is curated by Amy G. Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the Taubman Museum of Art and Mark Sloan, Director and Chief Curator of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art.
Funding for exhibitions and related programming provided by Salina Art Center members and donors and the Salina Arts & Humanities Grants Program, the City of Salina.
Salina Art Center programs, exhibitions and films are presented in part by Salina Art Center donors; the Horizons Grants Program of Salina Arts & Humanities, and by the City of Salina.