DATE: “Friday, August 30, 2013 :: 5-7PM”
LOCATION: “Polish Triangle”
PERFORMANCE: “The Distance between Two Oceans”

Joshu KentIn the center of the Polish Triangle, Kent stands upon a pedestal overlooking a bed, where passerby are beckoned to lay, in the position of their choice. Kent then translates their positioning on the bed through distorting his own body, creating a living sculpture.

Joshua Kent is a Chicago based inner-disciplinary artist. His visual and performative practice navigates the intersection of movement research and sculptural installation. His body of work explores notions of the self, and manifestations of the interior by way of material objects. Joshua graduated from the performance department of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010, where he was a Presidential Merit Scholar. Recently Mr. Kent was awarded a CAAP Grant from the city of Chicago, and was selected as a 2012 LinkUp Residency Artist at Links Hall. He was one of ten local artists shown in the 2013 Rapid Pulse international performance festival. Mr. Kent’s has performed and show work in cities throughout the country including Chicago, Fort Wayne, Boston, and Minneapolis.

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