Kuperus & Miller: Artist Conversation

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Simone DeSousa Gallery says
Join artists Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller as they discuss the works in their exhibiton Discreet Vulgarities. Walking a thin line between the grotesque and the humorous, these new works incorporate common elements and images such as 2" x 4" studs, pieces of plywood, mess-ups and fragments of the body. The new exhibition, including paintings, photographs, sculptures and video, also references situations of the everyday, social taboos, and "purpose," and runs through Saturday, October 10.
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Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller are graduates from the College of Creative Studies, Detroit. They formed the band ADULT. in 1997. They have released 5 full length albums and toured the world multiple times, including Moscow, Bogotá and São Paulo. Between 2008 -2010 they (very) independently made a 100 minute film entitled "The Three Grace(s) Triptych" that has screened at the Anthology Film Archives (NY), the Detroit Institute of Arts, The Silent Movie Theater (LA), and film festivals in Mexico City, Chicago and Toronto. They have participated in two residencies together at SOMA Artist Residency (Mexico City) and C.A.J. Artist Residency (Saitama, Japan). They have exhibited work at Mattress Factory (Pittsburgh), Center Galleries (Detroit), Dlectricity (Detroit) and have an upcoming exhibition at Simone DeSousa Gallery (Detroit). In 2013, they won a Knight Arts Challenge award entitled "Detroit House Guests" in which they turn their home into a artist residency for musicians where they collaborate on music for their next album.
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