Josh MacPhee’s broken, lonely barricade reflects how states and policing systems often claim to control more than they actually can and show the fallibility of human-made tools to restrict movement. The gaps in the fence, MacPhee suggests, are always wider than they first appear.
From the 2019 exhibition A Space for Dialogue 95, Creating Knowledge and Control, curated by Annabelle Bardenheier '19, Conroy Programming Intern
A Space for Dialogue 95, Creating Knowledge And Control, Annabelle Bardenheier, Class of 2019, Conroy Intern, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 10-September 22, 2019.
Annabelle Bardenheier, Class of 2019, Conroy Intern, A Space for Dialogue 95, Creating Knowledge And Control, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019.
Booklyn Artists Alliance, Brooklyn, New York; sold to present collection, 2013.
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