Christine Antaya

  • picks July 08, 2019

    “Three Moral Tales”

    The Malmö Konsthall is filled to the brim yet doesn’t seem crowded. This is due in part to the lightness of the materials favored by Joëlle de La Casinière, Ana Jotta, and Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven, whose uses of textile and paper are tied to portability and thrift, immediacy and language. De La Casinière’s “Tablotins,” 1964–2014, is a feat of endurance—the ongoing series comprises more than one hundred collages, made over the span of five decades, and are arranged here in no particular order. Manhattan Map, 1972, is just that, overlaid with clippings. A poem typed in French reveals an addressee;