Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida The MINIMIAM UniverseMadelyn Jordon Fine Art is pleased to present the first solo United States exhibition of works by the Paris-based artists, Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida, entitled Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida: The MINIMIAM Universe from October 17 - November 29, 2008. An opening reception will be held Fri, October 17th, 2008 from 6-8PM. The artists will be present.
The exhibition features a selection of works from the MINIMIAM series of diptych photographs created between 2002-2008, in which the artists present a manufactured micro universe, part Toy Story, part Candy Land, populated with diminutive, humanoid characters engaged in a range of ordinary and extraordinary activities. The artists, a husband and wife collaborative team, created the first MINIMIAM works in 2002. Since inception, the series has grown to over 60 images.