15 Bytes | Artist Profiles

Jared Steffensen

“Though he never envisioned this solo show, Steffensen says he was always unconsciously working toward it. “I have a bunch of ideas that eventually culminate in a final product, even if it doesn’t actually come together in a space where I show it all together. The work generally has a common thread. It goes back to skateboarding and learning a new trick,” he says, relating it to piecing together the sequence of movements that result in a completed trick. Trying a new and dangerous move, a skateboarder relies on lessons learned from broken bones, and the practice of imagining success, to ultimately nail the trick and become a better skater. Later this month at Nox Contemporary, Steffensen is about to pull off a new and clever move.”

READ the full profile in our April 2011 edition of 15 Bytes.

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