Monday, December 7, 2020

Carlos Reyes at Waldo


aboringdystopia or "the Monuments of Passaic, New Jersey." A time machine built in Self-Storage by incompetent tech bros in Dallas. That vaguely sci-fi style of There's something that draws us to tech-fantasy in the ruins, the outskirts and desolation and the way capitalism inhabits it. A more banal technology to fortress orbs, hold your belongings. The fringe, and all the possibilities of it. Tiny kingdoms for rent behind metal grating. Art here becomes the means to flaunt it, stage it, in all its weird already-the-apocalypse glory. Worth it for the photos alone, a fashion shoot for the asphalt plains.