Ceci Moss

Takeshi Murata

Ratio 3

December 2013

Takeshi Murata’s latest animation, OM Rider, 2013, is dark, funny, and perhaps one of the most bizarre works by the noted video artist. Inspired by Murata’s longtime interest in campy horror films—think Dawn of the Dead or films by … READ ON

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Mark Leckey

Hammer Museum

October 2013

Whether he’s revealing the interior monologue of a refrigerator or assembling “dumb things” for museological treatment, Mark Leckey’s work recognizes the animism that technology bestows upon objects. For the exhibition “On Pleasure… READ ON

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“Big Reality”

319 Scholes

March 2012

Curated by Brian Droitcour, this group show of twenty-six artists examines the reach of fantasy role-playing games in everyday life, carefully balancing geeky fandom with a critical stance. The negotiation of identity in RPGs is one of the … READ ON

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“New Document”

Johansson Projects

January 2012

Hunter Longe and Matthew Draving’s floor-bound sculpture Open Screen Unit (all works 2011) grounds many of the ideas afoot in this concise group show. Here, a projection of a mesh pattern shines through a sheet of mesh draped over a square… READ ON

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