Billed as “a collaborative exhibition by twenty-four international galleries across eight London spaces” and coordinated by Vanessa Carlos, director of Carlos/Ishikawa, Condo generated discourse largely centered on the economic straits facing younger commercial galleries in the city. You might be the hottest ticket in town, but cultural capital alone won’t pay your invoices. For this experimental exhibition, various galleries from all corners of Londonamong them Arcadia Missa, The Sunday Painter, Southard Reid, Project Native Informant, Supplement, and Rodeohosted work from galleries from as far afield as Essex Street in New York, Antenna Space in Shanghai, Galeria Jaqueline Martins in São Paulo, and Frutta in Rome. The exchange was a simple one: The hosted galleries sent work to be installed and invigilated by their hosts, in a gesture that will someday, presumably,
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