Viewing articles from 2016/10
Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, City Library and Arts Centre, Fawcett Street, Sunderland SR1 1RE
Central to Sickly Revelations* is a film in three parts including a soundtrack by musician Mark Good. Respectively titled, The Observer, The Receiver and The Transmitter, the piece incorporates the banal observations of an unseen narrator, focusing on his home cinema and audio/visual equipment that can be seen strewn across his floor.
Petzel Gallery, 456 W 18th Street, New York 10011
Regularly describing his own work as a form of fan art, Simon Denny’s practice revolves around new technology narratives: from Kim Dotcom to the NSA. In ‘Blockchain Future States’, he takes on the enigmatic Satoshi Nakamoto as his subject. Review by William Rees
Tintype, 107 Essex Road, London N1 2SL
Suki Chan’s latest video installation, ‘Lucida’, explores historical and contemporary models of observation, interrogating the nature of human perception through the video’s visual content and method of display. Review by William Rees
133 Rye Lane, Peckham, London SE15 4ST
In his Artangel exhibition 'The Colony', Lê continues his confronting fascination between fact and picture making, portrayed largely from an aerial perspective and introducing a number of narratives around power, conflict and colonisation. Review by Jillian Knipe
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Ed Fornieles, Matt Goerzen, and Hannah Perry’s haptic, multimedia installation environments in “I feel we think bad”, demonstrate the notion that art depicting networked life readily explores how representational art can be abstract, and how abstract art can be representational.