Celebrating the diversity of Utah's cultural landscape. Utah Biennial: Mondo Utah is an anthropological look at the history past and present of contemporary art, folklore and culture in Utah. Exhibition held in the Main Gallery space.
Exhibitions, Vignettes, Cultural relations, Salt Lake Art Center, artifacts, folklore, folk art, art history, outsider artists
Superstition is one of the most uniting forces across cultures. Whether conscious or unconscious, with zeal, skepticism, or denial; our behaviors, daily rhythms, architecture, and design are determined by superstitions both arcane and contemporary. Artist Jason Metcalf has painstakingly researched, re-enacted and refreshed languages of superstition long forgotten from day-to-day vernacular. Entities, obsessions, legends and lore from various local cultures — with provenance in places as far as Haiti and as near as the Sanpete Valley — provide the sculptural and performative language displayed in his solo exhibition. Exhibition held in the Locals Only Gallery Space.