Chloë Lum & Yannick Desranleau: The Garden Of A Former House Turned Museum
Esker Foundation, Calgary, AB - Jul 23-Dec 18
Described as a “meta-musical,” this video installation by Montreal-based Chloë Lum and Yannick Desranleau is built around six songs composed from letters sent by a fictional artist to the Ukrainian-born Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector (1920-1977). In the same way letters become songs, objects that begin as body-bending performance props come to rest as sculpture. A more pressing transformation provides the thematic core of the exhibition: those who live with chronic pain and their ongoing
quest for relief.