We often pay little attention to how various materials we encounter – the upholstery, ceramic tchotchkes, and vinyl on bar stools – embed our collective memories. Trish Tillman channels early memories of the materials and gestalt of spaces as the basis for her work. Narrative of childhood experiences whisper through the combination of aesthetics drawn from the home decor of her war veteran grandfather and the safe spaces of her childhood room with its mint green walls and punk rock posters, as well as third spaces – the bars and concert venues where she would find refuge. Her third solo exhibition with Asya Geisberg Gallery, Shore Leave pushes Trish’s oeuvre into more visceral territories, with her newer work relating even more…

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