MOLLY SODA : ME AND MY GURLS

PRESS RELEASE      INSTALLATION VIEWS       ARTWORKS
ANNKA KULTYS GALLERY

MOLLY  SODA

10  MAY – 16 JUNE 2018

OPENING RECEPTION

WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY, 6-8 PM

PRESS RELEASE

Press preview in presence of the artist : Wednesday, 9 May, 5 PM

Annka Kultys Gallery is pleased to present Me and My Gurls, an exhibition of new and recent works by Molly Soda. This will be the gallery’s third solo exhibition with the American artist since she joined in 2015. On view will be a series of aluminiumand acrylic prints, videos on TV screens and iPads, printed balloons and a physical archive from a YouTube video’s comment section.

In Me and My Gurls, Soda transports the familiar surroundings of her computer screen into the white cube of the gallery space, creating an all encompassing installation that sees the walls of the gallery transformed into a desktop, complete with icons denoting popular gifs, screenshots and miscellaneous web content, accompanied by a series of prints and videos, evocative of an active desktop of yet to be archived content within the exhibition space.

This act of exposing Soda’s digital desktop to her IRL (in real life) audience builds upon her previous solo shows at the gallery. With the artist’s first solo show with the gallery, From My Bedroom To Yours, Soda transported the gallery goer to her bedroom, a space deeply personal to young women throughout the world. In 2018 in Me and My Gurls, Soda invites her audience into the universe of her desktop, as she continues to confront the issues that arise at the junction of the internet and personal space, paralleling IRL the artist’s personal exposure so fundamental to her many video works available on the web.

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Molly Soda: Me and My Gurls

INSTALLATION VIEWS

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Installation view of Molly Soda ‘Me and My Gurls’ at Annka Kultys Gallery, London 2018. Photo: Annka Kultys Gallery (Damian Griffiths)

Installation Views (PDF)

ARTWORKS

ANNKA KULTYS GALLERY
MOLLY SODA
Girl Blowing Balloons
2018
C – Type print on aluminum
30 x 50.8 cm
(11 3/4 x 20 in)
Unique
(MSod094.18)
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MOLLY SODA
Bear
2018
C – Type print on aluminum
28.5 x 50.8 cm
(11 1/4 x 20 in)
Unique
(MSod095.18)
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MOLLY SODA
Paradise
2018
Print on acrylic
38.1 x 40.6 cm
(15 x 16 in)
Unique
(MSod096.18)
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MOLLY SODA
Fantasy
2018
Print on acrylic
38.1 x 40.6 cm
(15 x 16 in)
Unique
(MSod097.18)
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MOLLY SODA
TGIF
2018
Print on acrylic
43.1 x 38.1 cm
(17 x 15 in)
Unique
(MSod098.18)
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MOLLY SODA
Shimmery Blue Eyeshadow Tutorial
2017 – 2018
Video, 17 min 44 sec, iPad, and Inkjet print
1417 x 61 cm
(558 x 24 in)
Unique
(MSod099.18)
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MOLLY SODA
Me Singing Stay By
Rihanna
2018
Video, 4 min 28 sec
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3, 1AP
(MSod100.18)
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MOLLY SODA
#NewProfilePic
2018
Video, 4 min 00 sec
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3, 1AP
(MSod.101.18)
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MOLLY SODA
Me And My Gurls
2018
Video, 4 min 44 sec
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3, 1AP
(MSod102.18)
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MOLLY SODA
GRWM! Dark Blue Lipstick
2018
Video, 16 min 31 sec
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3, 1AP
(MSod103.18)
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MOLLY SODA
Last 5 Years
2018
Video, 2 min 02 sec
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3, 1AP
(MSod104.18)
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MOLLY SODA
HUGE! GIF HAUL!
2017
Video, 30 min 40 sec
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3, 1AP
(MSod091.17)
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MOLLY SODA
Cringe Warning
2017
Video, 15 min 55 sec
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3, 1AP
(MSod090.17)
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MOLLY SODA
Hole In My Bucket
2017
Video, 2 min 8 sec
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3, 1AP
(MSod092.17)

Exhibition Checklist (PDF)

ARTIST INFORMATION

Molly Soda was born Amalia Soto in 1989 in San Juan, Puerto Rico and currently lives and works in New York.

Artist’s page

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