August 6 – 17, 2003
The space between is a series of drawings that attempts to capture a moment in the life of an event, not of a particular event, but of any as it occurs in time. Things that happen to us; decisions we make; truths we bear.
The drawings seek to express these moments apart from the ends that define them, leaving them at various stages of becoming. In isolation, each might seem to lead anywhere and hold the qualities of the space between all possible connections, at the moment before we know it.
The drawings are graphite on mylar. The graphite is laid down on the surface and manipulated with solvent – each drawing existing for only a moment within the process of the drawing before it is either captured or disappears.
Nina Leo is a conceptually based artist, who works primarily in mixed media drawing and sculpture, often integrating the two practices