Justin Matherly | Community
KÖNIG GALERIE | Dessauerstrasse | 24.9.–2.11.2013
Press Release:

com•mu•ni•ty noun /kəˈmjuː.nə.ti/communities, plural

1. A group of people living together in one place, esp. one practicing common ownership- a community of nuns

2. All the people living in a particular area or place- local communities

3. A particular area or place considered together with its inhabitants- a rural community

4. The people of a district or country considered collectively, esp. in the context of social values and responsibilities; society- preparing prisoners for life back in the community

5. Denoting a worker or resource designed to serve the people of a particular area- community health services

6. A group of people having a religion, race, profession, or other particular characteristic in common- Rhode Island’s Japanese community- the scientific community

7. A body of nations or states unified by common interests- the European Community- the African Economic Community

8. A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing commonattitudes, interests, and goals- the sense of community that organized religion can provide

9. A similarity or identity- writers who shared a community of interests

10. Joint ownership or liability- a commitment to the community of goods

11. A group of interdependent organisms of different species growing or living together in a specified habitat- communities of insectivorous birds

12. A set of species found in the same habitat or ecosystem at the same time

Justin Matherly (born 1972) lives and works in Brooklyn. His sculpture Sunrise was presented in the Unlimited sector of Art Basel last June. His work has been extensively exhibited in New York, at Paula Cooper Gallery (2013), with the Public Art Fund in City Hall Park (Common Ground, 2012), Bureau (2011), or the Sculpture Center, (2010).