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(Center) Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Fireworks (Archives), 2014. (Right) Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Father, 2014.
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Chris Sharp

Having had the privilege of seeing the work of Apichatpong Weerasethakul in several different contexts (New York, Kassel, and even Bangkok), none have resonated with me so strongly and strangely as that of Mexico; how peculiarly apropos to see his new film in Mexico City. Shown among a furtive constellation... continue reading
Fernando Ortega

KURIMANZUTTO, Mexico City

View of Fernando Ortega at Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, 2013.
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Chris Sharp

At the heart of this exhibition lurks a singularly misanthropic humanism. Never have I felt so simultaneously wanted and unwelcome, so integral and superfluous to a grouping of artworks. So delicate and poised are these pieces, and, in some cases, so potentially lethal, that the comparatively graceless human figure seems... continue reading
Allora & Calzadilla at Kurimanzutto, Mexico City
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ADAM KLEINMAN

When viewing Compass, I had an uncanny feeling of being lost. Part of this had to do with the theatrical power of the work, yet a sense of dread came over me as I realized that this was actually a restaging. Although it is great to revisit a work, this new context leads to some measure of troubling questions. Namely, in this re-presentation, the artists had swapped out the video that was paired with the work the first time—and, in so doing, provided a problematic... continue reading

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