Kylie Gilchrist

  • picks February 24, 2018

    Rachal Bradley

    Something is amiss in Rachal Bradley’s installation Interlocutor, 2018. The gallery is seemingly evacuated, lacking visible signs of Bradley’s intensive, yearlong research for the show. This conspicuous vacancy charges the space with a palpable energy, orienting our attention to less perceptible modes of transmission at work.

    The situation at hand is strikingly indexed by the exhibition’s centerpiece: a white-walled projection booth/washing machine that features Mike Piscitelli’s iconic 9/11 photograph of skateboarder Jason Dill in front of the Twin Towers as they billow with smoke. A history of

  • picks October 30, 2017

    Grace Weir

    “Light refracts through a prism into a spectrum of color.” This laconic observation from Grace Weir’s 2015 film A Reflection on Light articulates the premise of “Unfolded,” the artist’s exhibition here, which foregrounds her concerns with the manifold possibilities latent in perceptions of space and time. The show is bookended by filmic meditations on two breakthroughs in scientific history. The aforementioned work, a multifaceted portrait of Irish Cubist painter Mainie Jellett, is an examination of the perceptual, psychological, and social transformations that precipitated Einstein’s theory of