berlin: cruise or be cruised

opening on fri - apr 29 [5pm-7pm] at peres projects's gallery in mitte, is american artist dean sameshima's solo exhibition cruise or be cruised. this show reflects the artist's continued intimate investigation of 'maleness', nostalgia, desire and fetish through a series of interesting new paintings and photographs. the work on display references the punk rock and d.i.y. movements that influenced the artist since his teens, and expands on his practice of silkscreening using images with multiple coded meanings. location: grosse hamburgerstrasse 17 [mitte]. © peres projects / dean sameshima - this love of duplicity - acrylic + silkscreen ink on canvas [2011]