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Max Syron

Kommun: Emmaboda
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Max Syron holds an MFA in Art from California Institute of Art and a BFA in sculpture from Massachusetts College. He has participated in group shows in the US, UK, Netherlands, Poland, Denmark, Norway, Bulgaria, and Romania.

Max has an interdisciplinary practice whose materials range from glass to video documentation, photo to written directions. His work aims to undermine compact ideals of truth and knowledge in order to open up a space where indeterminacy becomes an empathetic binder. It is an empathy stemming from one’s inability to fully comprehend one’s self as well as an other.

2018     

Rattlesnake Bells In The Desert, The Box, Los Angeles

The Seduction Of The Envelope (Thesis Show), CalArts

Clay Club/Furniture Club Forever, Permanent set, CalArts

2017     

MFA Group Show, Calarts

Leftovers, Far Bazaar, Cerritos College, Los Angeles

The Texas Pearl Project Space, Berlin, Germany

2016     

Given Structure, Mid-residency Show, CalArts

Explorations of a dead end street (Solo show),      SiC!Gallery, Wroclaw

2015   

Drawing – An Expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK

I Virkeligheden, Holstebro, Fortælle Galleriet, Denmark

Re Cover, S12, Bergen, Norway

Process is an exhibition, S12, Bergen, Norway

2014     

NE Fest, Sofia, Bulgaria

salonvideo_SUBmissions, MAGMA Contemporary Medium, Sf. Gheorghe, Romania

Young and Loving, S12, Bergen, Norway

2013     

You Are Here, Nave Gallery, Summerville

Reveal, The Hallway Gallery, Jamaica Plain

Material/Etherial, Godine Family Gallery, Boston

Your Empty Space, collaboration with Peter Terwilliger, Supper Gallery, Boston

 

Star Bench Star Bench   

 

Star Bench

Star Bench is an interactive public sculpture which blurs the line between functional and formal. The project dissects the classical five-pointed star and reassembled it in order to tell stories about the past of the star and speculates future formations for the common symbol. The robust timber and steel construction is accented with fine meandering texts which inscribe written histories into the seating structure. The sculpture gives the impression of movement yet remains stable and safe for any age. It was donated to the 3rd Ward Chess Park in Houston, TX and will serve the community in a multiplicity of ways for years to come.

 

2016-18    

MFA in Art, California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita, USA

2009-14 

BFA in sculpture, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, USA

2012  

Semester exchange, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdamn, The Netherlands

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