reviews

  • Elyn Zimmerman

    Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA Chicago)

    One of science fiction’s appeals is its imaging of the outskirts of time and space. In these realms beyond reason we may feel like observers, intruders, or nervous wrecks, all because the strange stillness of distance between our present and those alien possibilities allows us to experience, even commune with capacities and inhibitions that everyday activities hold in check. Dispossessed of such constraints, the products of monotony, we gain possession of our own otherworldliness, our power to penetrate the superficial constructs of our lives.

    In one spacious gallery, enclosed except for a doorway,

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