SWISS ARTIST ANGELA LYN REACTS TO MY REVIEW OF
‘Transformer: Aspects of Travesty’ WHICH THE RE-MAKE OF A SHOW ORIGINALLY curated by Jean-Christophe Ammann in 1974 AT Richard Saltoun Gallery, IN THE FOLLOWING WAY:
‘Good post. Perhaps the problem is that the presentation is simply more interested in itself than in what is going on with what it is presenting. It is about claim rather than engagement and empathy. We are at the same place with news coverage. So the question becomes, what does it take to permeate this distance and apparent lack of involvement? In particular in a time in which we have difficulty to recognize that which is not branded, owned or formatted. Can we recognize things that do not have this sort of distant finish?
What I like about the post, it touches the nut in the shell (almost a bad pun) mirroring something that affects most of us in some form or another: that general removedness to what is essentially happening. A worthwhile reflection’
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