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Glen Fogel, With You . . . Me, 2014–18, seven-channel synchronized video (color, sound, 12 minutes 40 seconds), LED lighting, solid-state relay, custom benches. Photo: Charles Benton.

Glen Fogel

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On the day my parents moved out of the London house in which I grew up—I was in my twenties and had already moved away for college, but still thought of it as home—I realized with a jolt that I had precious little documentation of the place. In something close to panic, I grabbed my camcorder and made a rapid, tearful circuit of the place, by then mostly stripped of furniture and other belongings, but still infused with years of memories. I may still have the tape somewhere; I’ve certainly never watched it.

To make the multichannel video With You . . . Me, 2014–18, the centerpiece of Glen Fogel’s exhibition here, the artist performed a similar ritual with his family home in Denver, but added (as one might have expected) many layers of sophistication, something my own purely sentimental project lacked. Fogel made this tour of his family’s soon-to-be-demolished property, which fills

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