WUNDERKAMMER: Artifacts, False Memories and Projections

Sat, August 1 - Sun, August 30
August 1, 2015 (All day) - August 30, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Foss Waterway Seaport
705 Dock St.
Tacoma, WA 98402

WUNDERKAMMER: Artifacts, False Memories and Projections, opens July 18th. FREE admission during Maritime Fest, July 18-19. Show runs throughAugust 30.




The Renaissance wunderkammeror cabinet of curiosities, was a gallery of natural specimens, cultural artifacts, scientific instruments, anthropological objects, and unclassifiable oddities amassed by seafaring explorers for European royalty. The contents of such galleries (many of them hoaxes) offered a microcosmic glimpse into lands just appearing on the map of the known world. In this show, 17 contemporary artists envision art and objects for a wunderkammer of the digital age, a time when boundaries have been all but exhausted. Or have they?

The artists include Justin Gibbens, Marc Dombrosky/Shannon Eakins, Chuck Iffland, Alice Di Certo/Kyle Dillehay, Steve Jensen, Alexander Keyes, Lisa Kinoshita, Nicholas Nyland, Jenny Pohlman/Sabrina Knowles, Holly Senn, Jessica Spring, Brent Watanabe, Mishele Dupree Winter, and Robert Zinkevich.

Show runs through August 30th. Details here.

Funded by Arts Commission, ArtTech, GTCF and Maritime Fest.