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MOCRA in the Media - 2005

Junko Chodos: The Breath of Consciousness
Artist "not afraid of tackling the big questions"
Junko Chodos: The Breath of Consciousness was reviewed in the Sunday, May 15, 2005, edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Reviewer David Bonetti praises Chodos as a superb drawer, and says that her scroll paintings "capture the dynamism of their form having been found in the act of creation." 
     The article is not available online. Please contact MOCRA for more information.
Breath of Consciousness reviewed in Riverfront Times
In the April 13-19, 2005, edition of the Riverfront Times, Ivy Cooper describes the exhibition as "a beautiful survey of three decades of work engaging heady questions of spirituality and the intersection between living beings and machines." 
     Read the review here. (You may need to scroll down the page.)
Breath of Consciousness reviewed in the West End Word
Junko Chodos: The Breath of Consciousness was reviewed in the Wednesday, June 29, 2005, edition of the West End Word. Reviewer Teresa Callahan credits the exhibition as being "a powerful and unflinching look at life wherein Chodos embraces the sacred and the profane."  
     Read the review here.
Junko Chodos and MOCRA Director on "Cityscape"
Artist Junko Chodos and MOCRA Director Terrence Dempsey, S.J., appeared on the "Cityscape" program on St. Louis NPR affiliate KWMU (90.7 FM) on March 18, 2005. Host Steve Potter talked with them about the exhibition Junko Chodos: Breath of Consciousness. 
     The program is not available online. Please contact MOCRA for more information.
Junko Chodos and MOCRA Director talk with Nancy Kranzberg
Artist Junko Chodos and MOCRA Director Terrence Dempsey, S.J., appeared on the Nancy Kranzberg's "Arts Interview" show on St. Louis community radio station KDHX (88.1 FM) to discuss the exhibition Junko Chodos: Breath of Consciousness. The program aired several times in March 2005.  
     The program is not available online. Please contact MOCRA for more information.
Breath of Consciousness covered in Review magazine
In the November 2005 edition of Review magazine (Kansas City, MO), Alex Schubert notes how Chodos "creates amazingly intricate collages where she resolves almost microscopic cut outs ... by converting them into laarger systems ..."
     The article is not available online. Please contact MOCRA for more information.

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DoDo Jin Ming: Land and Sea
St. Louis Post-Dispatch says Land and Sea evoke sense of "dread, awe and disbelief"
In the November 27, 2005, edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reviewer David Bonetti notes that Jin Ming's photographs successfully evoke the sublime, giving us "visions of the sea the likes of which we have never seen before."
     The article is not available online. Please contact MOCRA for more information.
The Riverfront Times praises Land and Sea
Writing in the October 19-25, 2005, edition of the Riverfront Times, reviewer Ivy Cooper praises DoDo Jin Ming's "astonishing powers of photographic interpretation in spare but dramatic form."
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MOCRA Director discusses Land and Sea with the South City Journal
MOCRA Director Terrence Dempsey, S.J. discussed the DoDo Jin Ming: Land and Sea exhibition with Julie Randle for the September 21, 2005, edition of the South City Journal.
     The article is not available online. Please contact MOCRA for more information.

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