Everted Sanctuaries IV, 4:55 min, Color, Stereo, United States, 2016
Ryan Lewis is an artist, graphic designer, and educator based in Kalamazoo, MI, USA where Ryan is an assistant professor at Western Michigan University. Ryan’s time-based work has been exhibited throughout the United States. Ryan has an MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from Utah State University.
Everted Sanctuaries IV communicates about the complex needs of introverts. Transformed objects become metaphors for the often uncomfortable process of becoming temporarily extroverted. This work asks viewers to consider the depth and vulnerability concealed beneath introverts’ surfaces.