Adu Gindy merged the structural grid with the fleeting nature of thoughts and memories for her 2010 exhibit at the Duluth (Minnesota) Art Institute. Using 12" x 12" square canvases filled with echoes of her daily experiences and arranged in uniform patterns, she created a comic-book style storyline for the viewer to decode or claim as their own. Each image is a kind of "snapshot" of what she saw, thought about or reflected upon that day – visual pictures much like words in a journal or diary.
"Bits & Pieces: A Visual Journey"
Duluth Art Institute
August 12 – October 24, 2010
Article by Christa Lawler
In 2010, Christa Lawler interviewed Adu about the show she was preparing at that time for the Duluth Art Institute, consisting of hundreds of 12" x 12" square canvas paintings.