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The commune of one is the cult of the other, 2017. Stolen plywood and hoarding walls. 96″ × 192″ × 30″. With Untitled (2017) by Matt Browning and Untitled (2017) by Carolyn Stockbridge.
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A curse cannot be broken, can only be understood as that which does not break, 2017. Slipcasted WWI artillery shells. 14″ × 3″ × 3″, 19″ × 3″ × 3″, 12″ × 3″ × 3″.
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Infinite ullage, 2017. Coins defaced to the point of becoming mirrors.
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Smoke, sand, 2017. Soot on sandpaper. 12″ × 9″.
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An image deferred through water, 2017. Graphite on paper. 11″ × 8.5″.
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Untitled, 2016–17. Jacket sourced from an RMG factory in Gazipur that has experienced mass hallucinations and ghost attacks; copper piping. 34″ × 24″ × 24″.
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Fire is the only true rhizome, 2017. Scions are (i) harvested from trees planted on top of condo towers in Olympic Village and (ii) grafted onto trees outside the gallery.
From the exhibition Candle at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Images 1 and 10 courtesy the Belkin Art Gallery. Tatiana Mellema wrote an Spectral Marksessay to accompany the exhibition.