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  • Lina Selander, Lenin’s Lamp Glows in the Peasant’s Hut, 2011, HD video, black-and-white, sound, 23 minutes. Installation view. Photo: Danilo Donzelli.

    Lina Selander

    Galleria Tiziana Di Caro

    Lina Selander’s first exhibition at Galleria Tiziana Di Caro comprised three video installations from the same series with which she is currently representing Sweden at the Fifty-Sixth Venice Biennale. These works, from “Excavation of the Image—Imprint, Shadow, Spectre, Thought,” 2011–15, are tied together with subtle shared references and reveal their impact gradually, through the viewer’s accumulated experience with each subsequent installation. Selander employs video to explore the ways in which history and reality itself are aesthetically reified, while also parsing the relationship

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