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Lucy Gunning

Jan 30 - Mar 16 1997

UB Art Gallery

The four video works in this show each focus on a simple yet demanding exercise: accomplishing a headstand, climbing, learning to sing, imitating a horse. Here, each activity is presented as existing somewhere between drill and ritual, between repetition and the compression of that repetition into a sort of driving force that, if given into, would veer only too close to oblivion.

Gunning was born in England in 1964. She lives and works in London.

Curated by Karen Emenhiser.