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Polly Staple

Trisha Donnelly, Untitled, 2014, digital video, color, silent, 4 minutes.

1 TRISHA DONNELLY (SERPENTINE GALLERY, LONDON; CURATED BY EMMA ENDERBY AND MICHAEL GAUGHAN) Donnelly’s consistent refusal to conform to conventional exhibition formats has allowed her to create something increasingly rare in our age of nonstop streaming media: an old-fashioned space for contemplation. Yet there is nothing quaint about the profound sonic, visual, and intellectual experience of her work itself, which was in full evidence here: New video and sound works were paired with sculpture and site-specific interventions that responded to changing light throughout the day. The show’s pleasurable, if inscrutable, temporal and atmospheric effects are perfectly captured by the artist’s own words: “I like late in the day. I like the day to night transfer, I like the desaturation. It’s a high speed eternity.”

2 YVONNE RAINER: DANCE WORKS” (RAVEN ROW, LONDON; CURATED BY CATHERINE

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