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image under various kinds of lighting, artificially mimicking the changing sky above the crater. The 15-minute loop includes a closing sequence that reveals increasingly the glare of the camera’s repeated flash upon the found image.
New York-based artist ERIN SHIRREFF ’s photographs, videos and sculptures exploit the interval between mediums as a means of destabilizing conventional ways of seeing an object or image.
SHIREFF’s art can at times be dry and difficult to access, and her most engaging works are still her videos. Conceptually, however, this show couldn’t be more timely. As our world becomes ever more absorbed by images, her efforts remind us how urgent it is to understand what’s real.— ANNE DORAN