I wrote about Energy Effects and Objectophillia, two official exhibits of the Denver Biennial of the Americas, for adobeairstream.com.
My initial reaction was that Energy Effects was a boy’s show, filled with boy’s toys like rockets, engines, and mechanical works, cars, gas pumps, and particle accelerators. Yet, I immediately paused and thought of Viviane Le Courtois’ “Chaussures” featuring 125 pairs of used hand made sandals that the artist wears until they literally fall apart. Something shifted. Read the article on adobeairstream.com.
Objectophilia was supposed to respond and react to Energy Effects, and I didn’t see much to link the two exhibits other than the parking lot that seprated them. But both stand on their own.
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