Saturday, November 5, 2011

Review: Ruth Ewan, Brank and Heckle, DCA, UK

Image credit: Ruth Ewan Foreground: Cone of Power (Margaret), 2010, Green baize Background: Nae Sums 1911–2011, 2011, Plywood

Trying to change the world” has been the nominal subject matter of at least two of Ruth Ewan’s past projects (Psittaciformes Trying to Change the World, 2005-206, and A Jukebox of People Trying to Change the World, 2003-ongoing), but the implicit intention underlying the effort of “trying” clearly cuts throughout her entire body of work as surveyed in this first major solo exhibition in the UK. 

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