Subtle Affinity weaves together a story about art, nature, and healing. Subjects in the essay include Henry Clay Frick, plant communication, Dorian Gray, the history of oil painting, and global warming. This new essay contextualizes the concepts that structured Respiration Paintings, framing the unlikely idea to put paintings in a greenhouse and let them change over time, communicating with. READ MORE
The premier of Elise Adibi Respiration Paintings, a short experimental film made in collaboration with the filmmaker JPC Eberle documenting the show Respiration Paintings at The Frick Pittsburgh. View more on the exhibition page.
Mary Thomas reviews Respiration Paintings at The Frick Pittsburgh in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 4, 2017 Elise Adibi Post-Gazette Photo credits: Steve Mellon, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Biophilia, “Instinctive bond between human beings and other living systems” Bubbles and Bella/ Domestic and Wild (endangered) Emotional Connection
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University Fellows Presentation