Katie Murken is a Philadelphia-based artist whose first solo exhibition Continua is two years in the making. The octagonal, room-sized installation constructed from hand-dyed telephone books celebrates sculptural color harmonies, while a separate space diagrammatically displays her conceptual and working processes. A welcome, rigorously theoretical addition to the city’s art scene, Murken’s DIY show reflects her experience as a lecturer in color theory, and her background in book arts. Whitehot spoke to Katie about her cross-media work, her interest in color and the digital-analogue debate, and her affinity with Schoenberg and the minimalists.
Read the full article at Whitehot, published November 2011.