02 May 2018
Suara Welitoff: The Feeling of a Feeling
Reviewed by John Pyper
Suara Welitoff has been capturing still movement throughout her career. Looking out the window during a train ride, flowers moving gently in the wind, the parallax view of word on page, but still more. Her lens cares about awareness. It captures a sumptuous moment and makes it slow enough and last long enough that we can finally see it for what it is.
Welitoff doesn't slow time down and petrify it into a fearful monument. These moments are not thickened to sludge by their slowing. The images are a light and airy lo-fi album captured in one take and released on cassette only. There is a glitch or streak here and there created by the limits of technology but they're surprisingly readable considering their technical source. We drink in the hues of these images, bumping up only against time, the endlessness of the loop. Like ambient music, it is a mixture of sensations and formal ratios. With only four pieces in the show, it is intimate and invites focus and admiration.
|Exhibition||Suara Welitoff: The Feeling of a Feeling|
|Start date||21 Apr 2018|
|End date||23 Jun 2018|
|Presenter||Anthony Greaney link|
|Venue||438 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, MA, USA map|
|Image||Suara Welitoff, video from The Feeling of a Feeling, courtesy of Anthony Greaney|
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