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Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes.

Morán Morán is pleased to present the inaugural exhibition at our new Los Angeles location. SoiL Thornton’s My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes. will open on Saturday, August 21, at 641 N. Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90004.

Dates

August 21 - September 11, 2021

Opening Reception

Saturday, August 21, 6-8pm

Location

641 N. Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Artist

SoiL Thornton

Installation Views

All images: My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Installation view
My Child will be named after me, Invasive, or was it Prayer? I need to check my notes., 2021
Photograph courtesy of Morán Morán

Artworks

SoiL Thornton
101 impressions (people crush)(it takes a village), 2021
Aluminum foil, plastic, paper, ink, colored pencil, and graphite on paper with tape
Dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
101 impressions (people crush)(it takes a village), 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
101 impressions (people crush)(it takes a village), 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
101 impressions (people crush)(it takes a village), 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Flagged Identity (2), 2021
Archival pigment prints of my active and inactive
bank cards chips, found photos, mirror finished
stainless steel, and white gold leaf frame
49.75 x 48.25 x 2.25 inches
(126.4 x 122.6 x 5.7 cm)
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Flagged Identity (2), 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Bench/barrier (314 lbs), 2021
Aluminum foil and aluminum foil tape compressed
to the combined weight of momma and deddy
29 x 25 x 16 inches
(73.7 x 63.5 x 40.6 cm)
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Bench/barrier (314 lbs), 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Bench/barrier (314 lbs), 2021

Alternate view

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Flagged Identity (3), 2021
Archival pigment prints of my active and inactive
bank cards chips, found photos, mirror finished
stainless steel, and white gold leaf frame
49.75 x 48.25 x 2.25 inches
(126.4 x 122.6 x 5.7 cm)
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Flagged Identity (3), 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
If 64% of __________ _________ can’t swim, how many can_________?, 2021
Surfboard collaboratively shaped with Corey Munn, waxed and surfed by my friend Logan
21.25 x 98 x 9.5 inches
(54 x 248.9 x 24.1 cm)
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
If 64% of __________ _________ can’t swim, how many can_________?, 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
If 64% of __________ _________ can’t swim, how many can_________?, 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
If 64% of __________ _________ can’t swim, how many can_________?, 2021

Alternate view

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Flagged Identity (4), 2021
Archival pigment prints of my active and inactive
bank cards chips, found photos, mirror finished
stainless steel, and white gold leaf frame
49.75 x 48.25 x 2.25 inches
(126.4 x 122.6 x 5.7 cm)
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Flagged Identity (4), 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Every piggy grows into bonds if it eats stock (hopes expansion
and contraction), 2017-2021
BLESS Piggybank chair (wood, plastic, and wicker), saved and found coins and aluminum coin shapes, gifted and saved change from momma, and tape
40.5 x 19 x 18 inches
(102.9 x 48.3 x 45.7 cm)
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Every piggy grows into bonds if it eats stock (hopes expansion and contraction), 2017-2021

Alternate view

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Every piggy grows into bonds if it eats stock (hopes expansion and contraction), 2017-2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Every piggy grows into bonds if it eats stock (hopes expansion and contraction), 2017-2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Every piggy grows into bonds if it eats stock (hopes expansion and contraction), 2017-2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Subject in neighborhood ≥ subject-hood, 2021
Found water-resistant note (graphite on paper inside plastic with tape), found dog tag on my block (aluminum), and Purdue Civil Engineering – Infant and Adult Inhalation Exposure Robot (archival pigment print on paper the scale of Trisha Donnelly’s Blue and White Pansies), mat, and frame
34.25 x 22.125 x 1.5 inches
(87 x 56.2 x 3.8 cm)
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Subject in neighborhood ≥ subject-hood, 2021

Detail image

Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
In highest preparation for becoming, 2021
Walls built and prepared to the edges just before paint
Dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán

SoiL Thornton
Familial letter, 2021
Inkjet print and ink on paper
24 x 20 inches
(61 x 50.8 cm)
Courtesy of the artist and Morán Morán