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