Saturday, February 23, 2019

Pedro Wirz at Longtang


We all fear for lumps inside us, unchecked growth, a malignancy, "matter out of place," "the contaminated diversities that proliferate in the dump." Fear of toxins, poisons, heavy metal build-up, of heavy concentrations of micro-plastics in the great Pacific beverage, in parts per million, in tumors, cysts, in bisphenol A, BPA's estrogenic symptoms to counteract the now "natural" amounts of viagra in rivers, our vessels leaded with a new Rome, our castrati and fears dispersed, pl, everywhere and nowhere. These things are bioaccumulative, they add up in sediments in your blood, fat, balls, turning the frogs "gay."

A lot of art brandish, monument, these fears into nervous objects:

See too: Pamela Rosenkranz at Karma InternationalNancy Lupo at Antenna SpaceMichael E. Smith at Atlantis