‘MADE IN L.A. 2018’: WIDELY INCLUSIVE AND BRIMMING WITH COMMUNITY SPIRIT, BUT IS IT TOO EARNEST? – TRAVIS DIEHL

27 June, 2018 – Frieze

Neha Choksi, Everything sunbright (i) in the womb (ii) lives (iii) ever rehearsing the end *indirectly, 2018. Four-channel video installation, i, ii, iii as projections, * on monitor, 26:12 mins. (looped). Image courtesy of the artist and Project 88, Mumbai. Photo by Brian Forrest.

Neha Choksi, Everything sunbright (i) in the womb
(ii) lives
(iii) ever rehearsing the end
*indirectly, 2018. Four-channel video installation, i, ii, iii as projections, * on monitor, 26:12 mins. (looped). Image courtesy of the artist and Project 88, Mumbai. Photo by Brian Forrest.

“Neha Choksi’s Everything sunbright i) in the womb ii) lives iii) ever rehearsing the end * indirectly (2018), a four-channel loop, juxtaposes shots of a dancer ripping up a stage flat of a sunset, a charcoal drawing of a black-hole sun, and various orbs and emanations spinning, rhythmically but directionless, around the form of the sun’s disc. Formalism here isn’t a conclusion at all, but a kind of pivot, from which to revisit the surrounding chaos…”

‘MADE IN L.A. 2018’: WIDELY INCLUSIVE AND BRIMMING WITH COMMUNITY SPIRIT, BUT IS IT TOO EARNEST? – TRAVIS DIEHL

 

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