Christian Van Minnen’s “Neo Grotesque” Works At Roq La Rue!

From this date, you have exactly two weeks to head on over to Roq La Rue Gallery to check out the exhibit by Seattle’s new transplant, Christian Van Minnen. Aptly titled “Neo Grotesque,” the show flaunts Van Minnen’s “Keyhole” series, which utilize a blend of floral and fauna, akin to the works of Giuseppe Arcimboldo, peeking out from under cut out silhouettes of historically-significant art pieces. Textbook nature illustrations meet sci-fi ideas and dramatic coloring in Van Minnen’s pieces. The piece above might seem elegant and graceful, but don’t be fooled; Van Minnen’s pieces often use abstractions of form and figure to turn simple drawings of plants, roots, and mushrooms into strange-looking beasts and people. Head on over to Roq La Rue to view his crafty pieces while you still can.

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Vivian Hua 華婷婷 is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer. As the Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum in Seattle and Editor-in-Chief of the interdisciplinary arts publication, REDEFINE, much of her work unifies her metaphysical interests with her belief that art can positively transform the self and society. She regularly shares human-centered stories through her storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE! In 2020, she will [hopefully] begin production on a comedic Asian-American series entitled Reckless Spirits.

Ask Vivian about MARSHMALLOWS, cuz she's gross... and being tips for being frugal while nomading!

Vivian Hua
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Vivian Hua 華婷婷 is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer. As the Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum in Seattle and Editor-in-Chief of the interdisciplinary arts publication, REDEFINE, much of her work unifies her metaphysical interests with her belief that art can positively transform the self and society. She regularly shares human-centered stories through her storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE! In 2020, she will [hopefully] begin production on a comedic Asian-American series entitled Reckless Spirits. Ask Vivian about MARSHMALLOWS, cuz she's gross... and being tips for being frugal while nomading!