“Be Alert. Make Noise. Carry Bear Spray. Avoid Hiking Alone. Do Not Run.” – Artist Suzy Kellems Dominik turns these helpful hiking tips for avoiding a bear attack into a riveting deconstruction of male-female interaction.
‘Bear Attack-The Urban Bear’ examines the underlying perils of love, vulnerability and compartmentalization in a series of flawlessly composed images set in San Francisco. A pulsating soundtrack takes viewers to a deeper state of thought as they move from the images to the “Cabinet of Curiosities,” an encased collection of representational items carpeted by a Black Bear taxidermy.
It’s no secret that women face a world of compromising situations involving men. “The Urban Bear,” as Kellems Dominik suggests, is everywhere. But if you’re tempted to write off ‘Bear Attack’ as an incriminating generalization of men, not so fast. Let the music play as key words echo their way to the foreground – Love, need, desire, educated, handsome. Read more >>