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  • Crowe and Rawlinson

    Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT)

    At Liverpool’s FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson’s work was billed as an “exploration” of faith in contemporary society, but the four technically ambitious video works on view evidenced a more reflexive and less easily summarized field of operation. The single-screen, large-scale video projection The Fireworks (all works 2007) documents a great idea: an outdoor firework display staged inside an art gallery (the same gallery at FACT in which the video was subsequently shown). The show’s title, “At 25 Metres,” refers to the official safe viewing distance

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