reviews

  • Jennifer Tee, Practical Magic, 2013, mixed media, dimensions variable. Installation view.

    Jennifer Tee

    Project Arts Centre

    Jennifer Tee’s installations are marked by a deep psychological ambiguity. If often seemingly designed to stimulate psychic serenity or spiritual uplift, they nonetheless advocate no clearly defined paths to inner peace and higher consciousness. Indeed, Tee’s works often leave the viewer with persistent doubts about the possibility of reaching such enlightened states. But this equivocation may be precisely the point. As with other contemporary artists concerned with assorted forms of mystical yearning—Eva Rothschild and Francis Upritchard come to mind—it is in the tensions between

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