Join BFP Creative at 119 Ingraham Street in the New Temporary Storage Galleries (ground floor) for the opening reception of their inaugural group show.
Hrönir: Un-Lost Things takes its name from Jorge Luis Borges’ short story Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius. “Hrönir” are objects that, once lost, have been found–but they are duplicated and somehow affected by having been lost, or by having been found. The same missing pencil may be found by two separate individuals, with each finding a version of the pencil they expect to find. Hrönir are distorted by expectation and memory, but as personalized facsimiles of the original are valid and very real objects.
For the first group show hosted by BFPCreative, nearly 80 artists were asked to “recreate something lost,” effectively using art to manufacture something like hrönir in the real world. The resulting work ranges from heartfelt and tragic to humorous, irreverent takes on things lost.