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New Yorker Covers Intervening Phenomena

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  In Review of Out of Hand, the New Yorker covers Intervening Phenomena. click to link A Canadian-born artist, Robert Gero, pointed to a contraption he built with Michael Rees, which they call “Intervening Phenomena.” It looked a bit like a white umbrella that had been destroyed by a barreling gust of wind, and then positioned upright on a platform. Gero said that he and Rees are working with “tactical play exchange.” The white geometric umbrella top was actually the floor plan of a gallery, manipulated into a different shape, and made into a sculpture. “In a network, things get twisted, modified,” Gero explained. On one side were projected images from the opening scene of the 1961 film “Last Year at Marienbad.” Gero said, “It’s all about iteration.”  - Betsy Morais Architectural Record  mentions Converge click to link

 

In Review of Out of Hand, the New Yorker covers Intervening Phenomena.

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A Canadian-born artist, Robert Gero, pointed to a contraption he built with Michael Rees, which they call “Intervening Phenomena.” It looked a bit like a white umbrella that had been destroyed by a barreling gust of wind, and then positioned upright on a platform. Gero said that he and Rees are working with “tactical play exchange.” The white geometric umbrella top was actually the floor plan of a gallery, manipulated into a different shape, and made into a sculpture. “In a network, things get twisted, modified,” Gero explained. On one side were projected images from the opening scene of the 1961 film “Last Year at Marienbad.” Gero said, “It’s all about iteration.”

 - Betsy Morais

Architectural Record  mentions Converge

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