SOIL Gallery

Each Eats Its Own

Dakota Gearhart, Adrienne Heloise, Ben Hirschkoff

Start             3.2.17
End               4.1.17
Reception    3.2.17, Thursday, 6-8 pm

Devouring emotion and biological narratives are fused together in a tri-person show featuring Ben Hirschkoff, Adrienne Heloise, and Dakota Gearhart, where the artists respond to Werner Herzog’s description of the “The Obscenity of the Jungle” (from Les Blank’s Burden of Dreams) depicting nature as a cruel, self-satisfying, asphyxiating, overwhelming obscenity before which we should humbly pay our respects. The artists seek to further understand the so-called “tragedies” of evolution, including decay, fornication, and consumption through the lens of multidisciplinary art.


Margo Vansynghel, City Arts : “Art of Darkness”


Opening Reception : First Thursday, March 2nd, 6–8pm

UNFINISHED COUNTRY : Sunday, March 5th, 3–5pm
Audio performance using samples from Herzog movies.
Performed by Guy Merrill and Ben Hirschkoff and more

Herzog Reading Night : Monday, March 20th, 6–8pm
Bring your favorite Herzog passage to share and discuss.
Facilitated by Meg Hartwig and Dakota Gearhart


SOIL receives support from 4Culture and the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs