[Brooklyn Rail Review] Haegue Yang: Tracing Movement — South London Gallery, March 8 – May 26, 2019

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— by Michael Eby: One difference between a diagram and a tracing is their relationship to abstraction. To diagram is to anticipate the production of something new, and a diagram’s information can be read selectively. To trace is to attempt to capture the totality of a formation as something absent. Haegue Yang’s exhibition Tracing Movement is marked by a tension between a diagram as generative map and a tracing as associative Rorschach. Through site-specific sculptures, audio installations, and two-dimensional works from ongoing series, the exhibition displays Yang’s manifold artistic tendencies, which are too thematically heterogeneous to be cozily contained, even within the cavernous Victorian space of South London Gallery…

Image courtesy of South London Gallery/Andrew Stagg

May 2019


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