Join us for a conversation with current Innovation Studio Artist in Residence, Bonner Sale, and MoCA Arlington’s Curator & Resident Artist/Collector Liaison, Amanda Jirón-Murphy.

Bonner will chat about his practice and the work created during the residency Troubled Magic: Opens Into Another Solarium.

Troubled Magic is a body of work years in the making, a tribute to the fantasy films and toys Sale enjoyed as a child, and the adventures made with those stories and ideas. Through gouache painting, Sale transports himself back to those worlds and tropes, and reimagines what he’s experienced in life into what he dreamt of as a child.

This capsule collection of painted mini figures, LAZER BRAINS utilizes several film, music and television characters deconstructed, recombined, and painted to create a new identity for the toys. Sale’s toy collection is lifelong and part of the work that’s been shared in this 6-week residency at the Innovation Studio.

If you can’t join us in person, we will be live-streaming this event on YouTube thanks to the generous support of AVLD Events. More information soon!

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