FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

pounder-koné artspace presents:
Jasmine Murrell
Possession of Fela Kuti
May 15 - June 19, 2008
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 17, 6 - 9pm



3407 Glendale Blvd. (corner of Revere), Atwater Village, CA 90039
Contact:  Julin Everett, Gallery Manager

(323) 913-2247, fax (323) 913-2245
E-mail, pkas2@sbcglobal.net
Web site, http://www.cchpkas.com
Hours, Thursday – Sunday, 1-7pm


Jasmine Murrell, “Possession” 2008, mixed media, 68x48”.

Dancing and movement are recurrent themes in several of Jasmine Murrell’s pieces, subjects caught in a trance-like state representing a hypnotic phase of transition, a pre-cursor to a requisite social, cultural and spiritual metamorphosis.

Brooklyn-based artist Jasmine Murrell pulls her inspiration from her neighborhood Afrobeat dance scene. The show is at once colorful and comedic, vibrant and vital, dynamic and damning–an emotional rollercoaster ride worthy of the watchful gaze of a certain Mr. Kuti.



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