CASHMERE IF YOU CAN S-6
ALANNA LORENZON, BENJAMIN WOODS, SARAH CROWEST
KRISTEN PHILLIPS, FEDERICO JONI, JAMIE BOYS
Cashmere If You Can is a project initiated in 2007 that will span over 7 years. Each exhibition has been assigned a bracket of seven years of human development, C.I.U.C. S-1 (0-7yrs), C.I.U.C. S-2 (8-14yrs), this year focusing on the age bracket of 36-42yrs.
With each passing year the C.I.U.C. group acquires a new artist, so, that by the 7th year, seven artists have joined and continued with the project until the final show. Each year the newest artist of the group is performatively initiated on the opening night of the exhibition via the Cashmerie Sacred Initiation (C.S.I.). The central theme of this project deals with the acquisition of raised status through competition and consumerism. The consecutive shows each deal with the processes in which we gain the necessary life skills to adapt, survive and maintain a competitive edge.
Cashmere If You Can, now in its sixth year, presents a group show consisting of six artists as a part of an ongoing series that explores aspiration and desire.