|Claudia Sbrissa at Kentler|
At Kentler International the show Circumstances, curators Holly Shen Chaves & Rachel Nackman use processes akin John Cage’s method of using predetermined methods of chance using the I Ching, a chinese classical text, to make artist selections. Choosing artist’s out the “ever-breathing, ever-circulating entity” Kentler Flatfiles, which is constantly revised by Florence Neal, the curators selected 32 artists for Circumstances. What preceded from these chance driven selections proves to be an enticing factor to actually see the show, out of curiosity about the methods employed and their result. The show opens Saturday, February 8, from 6-8 and there will be an curator’s talk on February 23, at 4pm. A more detailed overview can be read on the Kentler Website.
|Tim Bruniges at Signal|
|Osamu Kobayashi at Storefront Ten Eyck|