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review by Stephen Horne, Canadian Art
Andrew Forster, like Montreal’s other compelling video installation artist Bettina Hoffman, relies on cyclical gesture as a structure in recent performance/video work. For the past few years Forster has presented works that use video, performance, text and installations to challenge us in the certainty of our self-reflections.
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I Don’t Wanna Be in your Fuckin’ Movie: Negotiating the Cinematic Eye in the Recent Work of Andrew Forster
by Anja Bock, Prefix Photo
One of the central questions for artists who turn their attention to the unfolding of contemporary life is how to prevent political events from becoming reified into icons that pull at the heartstrings, but do little to transmit historical specifics.
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