Dmitri Obergfell’s practice is centered on an experience that alludes to a dynamic sense of being. By creating quasi-religious, quasi-secular imagery, Obergfell’s work underscores the way in which identities are constructed through societal symbols and signs. His work is informed by philosopher Jacques Lacan’s notion of The Real and the Structuralist method of interpreting objects. Lacan’s The Real is an underlying reality that predates language and is a state that is lost when language is learned. Structuralists’ defined all objects and symbols as relational signs. My work endeavors to create an awareness of this state through reflecting on our structured relationships with our social, economic, cultural and historic orientations. Read More.
Education at RedLIne is a innovative and accessible program that engages the community in exploration of art along with providing a resource that nurtures the multifaceted relationships present between art, artists and the public. Our vision is create sustainable and impactful programming that meets the needs of the community while developing learners that are invested in their education, their world and the transformative power of art. Read More.
The Community Studio is an educational space for the community at-large to experience and practice art alongside artist, instructors, fellow students and neighbors. Participants are invited to deepen their appreciation for art through hands-on activities central to RedLine’s goal of bolstering the relationship between art, artist and the public. The Community Studio and programs serves as a resource for youth and adults based on the needs expressed by community members. Read More.