Please join us for Compendia, an installation of new and existing work by Atlanta-based artists Jason Kofke and Mike Germon. Kofke and Germon are both known for weaving past, present, and future into revaluations of our place within history, and the mythologies that we rely on to provide meaning in an increasingly fragile world. Together for the first time, these two artists offer a glimpse into the future, by way of the past.
Twin Radius Presents:
Jason Kofke and Mike Germon
Saturday, July 29th, 6-9 PM at CenterForm
Com·pen·di·um / kəmˈpendēəm (noun) plural noun: compendia 1. a collection of concise but detailed information about a particular subject, especially in a book or other publication 2. a summary, epitome, or abridgment
ON VIEW: Saturday, July 29 - Friday, September 1st, 2017
GALLERY HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM (or by appointment)
ARTIST TALK: Saturday, August 26th, 2-3:30 PM
Jason Kofke understands a culture through images of what has been abandoned, discarded, or abrogated. He uses art as salvage ethnography to attribute meaning to events and artifacts of the past. His projects empathize with communal historical experiences and attempt to make sense of the present through a re-exploration of a common history.
Kofke is a recipient of a 2015 ELEVATE (Atlanta) Award, a 2011 Artadia Grant and a 2009 Idea Capital Grant. He has been awarded residencies at...
Learn more at jasonkofke.com
Atlanta native Mike Germon’s collages look to have been found in an old drawer in which they did not belong. His pieces include elements that reference scientific themes ranging from astronomy and biology to theoretical physics while addressing topics of mythology, science fiction, and magic.
Having earned his BFA in Art (digital media) from The University of Georgia in 2005, Germon has since worked as a props person in the film industry while...
Learn more at mikegermon.com