Gelah Penn

Premiere DateAug 18, 2020
00:00 Podcast Introduction
00:39 Episode Introduction
01:08 Reflections on Glass Carmen Canedo
01:56 Interview with Gelah Penn pt 1
16:46 Morrow Carmen Canedo
17:37 Interview with Gelah Penn pt 2
32:19 Vectors Carmen Canedo
37:25 Outro
37:52 Finish

This week Kimberly speaks with Gelah Penn, who recently had a solo show titled Uneasy Terms at Undercurrent in Brooklyn. Throughout their conversation Gelah and Kimberly talk about Galah’s work in relation to narrative, sculpture, materiality and literature.

All images by Etienne Frossard
All images courtesy of the artist


Ebb Tide (Site-responsive installation), 2019
Various synthetic materials, dimensions variable
At ODETTA, Chelsea, NYC


I/LXVI (from Clarissa Collages), 2019


I/XLVIII (from Clarissa Collages), 2019


Notes on Clarissa (Volume I), 2019
Installation of 99 collages
Exhibition cards, various synthetic materials
Various dimensions
In “Uneasy Terms” at Undercurrent, Brooklyn, NY


Notes on Clarissa (Volume II), 2019
Installation of 99 collage
Exhibition cards, various synthetic materials
Various dimensions
In “Uneasy Terms” at Undercurrent, Brooklyn, NY

Uneasy Terms by Gelah Penn at Undercurrent

Uneasy Terms by Gelah Penn at Undercurrent


Stele #9, 2019
Polyester mesh, lenticular plastic, plastic garbage bags, plastic mesh, silicone tubing, staples, Styrofoam ball, Velcro, eyelets, T-pins
90 x 49 x 30 inches


Stele series, installation view, 2019
Various synthetic materials, dimensions variable
In “Uneasy Terms” at Undercurrent, Brooklyn, NY


Stele series, installation view, 2019
Various synthetic materials, dimensions variable
In “Uneasy Terms” at Undercurrent, Brooklyn, NY

Kimberly Ruth is a New York based multi-media artist. Her work explores the failures and inconsistencies of language, especially in the digital age. Through text, photography, video and performance, she works to…

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