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May 28 2022 — July 9, 2022

Slingshot Through the Bellows
by Dachi Cole


Info

Slingshot Through the Bellows explores the unadulterated imagination of childhood through the use of intricate layered textile work presented in an immersive site-specific installation.

Dachi Cole is a mixed media artist working with collage, sculpture, sound, illustration, animation and textile. Often inspired by the talismans of childhood, she uses found and recycled objects to inform her practice. Dachi is a member of the HowDoYouSayYaminAfrican? collective and has exhibited in group exhibitions at the Witte de With: Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, Netherlands (2015), Le Maximum Los Angeles (2021), Svetlana Gallery NY (2020), Freedman Fitzpatrick Los Angeles (2019), Company NY (2019), Condo NY, and Lomex with Arcadia Misa (2018). She is currently based in Santa Fe.

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Photo Documentation


Installation Views

Silent Sage & Flux, 2022
Recycled fabric, metal, clay, plaster, dried flowers, fur, polyurethane, stuffing
Dimensions Variable

The Fountain, 2022
Recycled fabric, fur, graphite, stuffing on canvas
37 h x 27 w x 2 d inches

No Bones, 2022
Recycled fabric, beads, stuffing on canvas
37 h x 27 w x 2 d inches

Explore the Vessel, Hop Over the Sea, 2022
Recycled fabric, leather, vinyl, canvas, oil paint, graphite, metal, stuffing
58 w x 37 h x 2 d inches

Mazi, 2022
Recycled fabric, clay, plaster, beads, polyurethane, stuffing, metal wire, found wood
22 h x 14 w x 7 d inches

Maze, 2022
Recycled fabric, fur, vinyl, clay, plaster, beads, polyurethane, stuffing, metal wire, acrylic paint, found wood
20 h x 11.5 w x 5 d inches

Floating Islands, 2022
Recycled fabric on canvas, corrugated cardboard, moss, graphite
Dimensions Variable
Yomi’s Friend, 2022
Recycled fabric, vinyl, leather, clay, plaster, beads, metal wire, polyurethane, stuffing, found wood chair
42 h x 20 w x 14.5 d inches

Watching You Dream, 2022
Recycled fabric, plastic, beads, dried moss, oil paint, acrylic paint, watercolor, stuffing on canvas
1. 36 h x 16 w x 1 d inches
2. 30.75 h x 19.25 w x 1 d inches


Slingshot Through the Bellows, 2022
Recycled fabric, clay, plaster, beads, vinyl, fur, polyurethane, stuffing,
metal wire, rope, cording on found sailboat
Dimensions Variable

Untitled (Mask 1), 2022
Recycled fabric, beads
17.5 h x 14 w x 1 d inches

Untitled (Mask 2), 2022
Recycled fabric, beads

16.75 h x 9 w x 2.5 d inches
For Doors, Windows, and People Wished, 2022
Recycled fabric, vinyl, leather, paper, watercolor, leather, stuffing
52.25 h x 21.5 w x 0.75 d inches

Coyote Boy, 2018
Recycled fabric, clay, plaster, beads, dried flowers, dried corn husk, polyurethane, stuffing, metal wire, found wood
51 h x 16 w 7 d inches

Empress’ Sun, 2022
Recycled fabric, canvas, paper, plastic, stuffing
21.5 h x 19.5 w x 1.5 d inches

Guiding Guard, 2022
Recycled fabric, vinyl, oil paint, stuffing
24.75 h x 19 w x 2 d inches
Torque Totem, 2022
Recycled fabric, graphite, canvas, stuffing
34 h x 18.5 w x 1 d inches




Some Primordial Ancestry, 2019
Animation
2:20 duration



Photo Credit: Joshua Schaedel



Special Project






Limited edition, 3 color long sleeve t-shirt available in Pink and Sand. This is a special artist collaboration between Dachi Cole and Murmurs.

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