THIS IS THE FUTURE, the Rest is History

Featuring work by alumni, Raymond Boisjoly and Ryan Peter, through January 9 in Seattle

TARL announces its first public project, an exhibition by Vancouver artists
Raymond Boisjoly and Ryan Peter, on view at 1447 21st Ave in Seattle, with
an artist talk at Western Bridge preceding the opening.

Using a specious art historical reference as their starting point, Raymond +
Ryan have created a wooden dinosaur sculpture with a sound component, a text
piece, and a series of collages for their exhibition, THIS IS THE FUTURE,
the Rest is History. Mistaking the part for the whole, they have replaced
the idea with its realization–the work itself. Indexing the creative
possibilities of misreading, Raymond + Ryan seek to find what was never
there in the first place.

Raymond Boisjoly + Ryan Peter have been working together on their sometimes
nameless collaboration since 2008. Their practice concerns the various
guises of objects and materials within contemporary art and popular culture
and has included works in sculpture, video, and installation.

Artist Talk
Saturday December 12, 2009
Western Bridge, Seattle

Opening Reception
Saturday December 12
1447 21st Ave, Seattle (between Pine and Union)

Open Saturdays noon to 5pm
By appointment through January 9