Non-Places and empty spaces
Pretty great review in today's Washington Post of Trevor Young's show Non-Places at Flashpoint.
Trevor's show reminds me of another exhibit about empty spaces that took place at the Centre Pompidou a few months ago.
But, as its curators point out, the notion of emptiness raises serious questions: What are the limits of an exhibition? Or in other words, what is the exact definition of the term? What role does the container — the museum or gallery — play? And what about the visitors — can they themselves constitute an “exhibition”? Moreover, the Centre Pompidou show raises a further point, namely, to what extent can one successfully re-create ephemeral happenings?
More info about it here.
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