In a reversal of sorts, occasionally when taking a photo I use the flipped lens of the iPhone and take a picture of myself and then what I happen to be looking at in a particular instance. The sculpture below White, 2003 by Monica Bonvicini somehow felt appropriate as a backdrop. The glass appears to have been riddled with bullets, and is lit from the interior by oblong, fluorescent lights.
is the most obvious destructed element in the exhibit and was a floating ice cube, glowing on a white platform. The front and back rooms featured video; front by Alex Hubbard and back by Nina Beier and Marie Lund. Several paintings by Pavel Buchler: flea-market purchased, washed, re-stretched with cut/torn elements of painted canvas, from his series Modern Paintings, 1999-2000 are also on view in both the front and middle rooms of the gallery.
Under Deconstruction-Chapter 1, is on view until May 8th, 2011. The exhibit has been divided from its original format into three parts by curators Gianni Jetzer and Chris Sharp. I’ve been told that with each chapter, more destruction and chaos will ensue. Something to look forward to!