The exhibition title “de/construct” refers both to the show's theme of art and architecture and to a particular way of looking. It also evokes the show's unusual setting: the 4000 sq. ft. loft at 150 Chestnut St. is slated for interior demolition following the show, so that the artists were free to literally deconstruct and reconstruct their environment.
from a variety of sources ranging from repression, anxiety, anger, love, admiration and
contemplation. She uses metaphoric language to convey the complexity of the subject
matter, something explicitness cannot convey. Her work gravitates from the poetic to the
political while maintaining a love for audio and crafted imagery. Ponce studied Graphic
Design at Universidad de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile. She received a Creative Video
Grant in Latin America from the Rockefeller, Mac Arthur and Lampadia Foundations.
Ponce also received a Creative Video Grant awarded by Fundación Andes, in Chile. She
graduated with an M.F.A. degree thanks to a two-year Fulbright grant and a Syracuse