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Friedrich Petzel Gallery Shows Interim in Three Rounds, Round 3

NEW YORk, NY.- This last exhibition of three is concerned with dislocation. We are not only talking about the dislocation of the artwork itself, pulled from a greater group of likewise works and orphaned from its reference points; but artworks that have recorded a certain unspecific time and place. These spaces resonate through both the redundancy of a mechanical loop (of, for instance the video or MP3) and that of our familiarity to the subject. Through this they play mnemonically, creating psychological spaces in disjunction to the gallery space itself. Anne Eastman’s video ‘Intention of the Device’, shot in African Collection of the Yale University Art Gallery, is transfixed on the kinetics of a mirrored mobile. Floating within the fixed screen