Review: Culture Laboratory’s “Land Portrait” Exhibit

Earth isn’t always what we try to make of it” By Scott Andrews
 Culture Laboratory Collective: Land Portrait

San Antonio Current, JANUARY 11, 2012

… Instead of body-as-terrain, “Marking Time: Erosion” by Ryder Richards and Loren Erdrich’s “Exit Strategy” show the body against terrain. They are two of the most compelling works in the exhibition. Richards’ piece is a sculpture made of 2×4-inch lumber, plastic, and gold leaf, and a video documenting its construction. Boards are bound to his legs like stilts. As he hammers and fusses with materials, he seems literally suspended by his work.

 

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images, performance videos and Ryder’s statement for the exhibition: Land Portrait

 


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