On the Seen

Notable art lovers hip us to new works, shows they like

Seth Combs for SDCityBeat on September 22, 2015

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Story by Morgan Mandalay, artist and curator, SPF15

Vabianna Santos' work in her new show, "Floodplains," at Helmuth Projects uses language to guide us into places of feeling rather than thinking. Her predominantly text-based works hit your emotional center with collisions of narrative and form. The show is very moody, dark, and often sexy...

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Morgan Mandalay is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA candidate and curator. For more about his work, please visit:

Vabianna Santos is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

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“As pure as” by Vabianna Santos.
Photo is courtesy of Artist Vabianna Santos and SDCityBeat.

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