Channel Drift: Chris WIcker MFA Thesis Exhibition
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The Art Galleries at TCU will be unable to welcome public audiences in-person for any exhibitions or events this spring and until further notice. We will be offering “by-appointment only” viewings for current TCU students, faculty, and staff only for both Moudy Gallery and Fort Worth Contemporary Arts. Email us at email@example.com to make an appointment.
While we are sad not to have you with us in person, we will make sure you have lots of virtual and digital options to engage with the work of our students, faculty and guest artists. The Art Galleries at TCU will continue to showcase high quality art and artistic practice by contemporary artists.
TCU Art Galleries Director, and Gallery Manager
The MFA Thesis Exhibition of TCU New Media Student Chris Wicker
Moudy Gallery, Texas Christian University
March 29 – April 5, 2021
Virtual Exhibition: Coming Soon
The Art Galleries at TCU presents Channel Drift, MFA Thesis Exhibition by Chris Wicker.Channel Drift will be on view at Moudy Gallery from March 29 – April 5, 2021, with an online gallery and other digital materials coming soon.
Channel Drift defines a response to an evolving relationship between Wicker and television. The works, while being sourced from imagery consumed during the early 2000s, deal with concepts such as nostalgia, trance, video consumption, and sensory bombardment. Through manipulating, stretching, layering, and repeating appropriated media, Wicker translates his viewing history into a hypnotizing experience for the viewer. While being influenced by said past viewing history, analogue media, and intellectual properties such as Power Rangers and NASCAR, Channel Drift provides insight on both past and contemporary media consumption through its use of culture jamming.
For more information, please visit www.channel-drift.com
Chris Wicker was born and raised in Texarkana, Texas. He received his BFA in Studio Art with an emphasis on Digital Media from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2018. Chris currently lives and works in Fort Worth, Texas. while pursuing an MFA in Studio Art at Texas Christian University.
About Moudy Gallery
Moudy Gallery is located in Moudy North Building on TCU’s campus. 2805 S. University Dr., Fort Worth, Texas. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Art Galleries at TCU will remain closed to the public through the Fall 2020 semester. Current TCU students, faculty, and staff can make an appointment to view this exhibition. Admission is free. For more information about this exhibition, images for press, or details about other activities of The Art Galleries at TCU visit the Galleries website www.theartgalleries.tcu.edu or call 817-257-2588.
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