Jayne Wilkinson

  • View of  “Chloë Lum and Yannick Desranleau: Crushed Butterflies Dream Too,” 2021. Galerie B-312, MOMENTA 2021.
    slant October 20, 2021

    Natural Causes

    QUESTIONS OF CARE and ecological entanglement have dominated art discourse for several years but seem to have grown in urgency of late, as the pandemic forced a renegotiation of relationships, and values, on a global scale. Using art to bridge the gulf in perception between humans and nonhuman species, the seventeenth edition of Montréal’s Momenta Biennale de l’Image—curated by Stefanie Hessler in collaboration with Camille Georgeson-Usher, Maude Johnson, and Himali Singh Soin, and on view until October 24—addresses the effects of sensing, and being sensed by, the natural world. The theme is