Exert from 5 Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017 AT 6:23 A.M.BY CATHERINE WAGLEY for full article visit http://www.laweekly.com/arts/5-art-shows-to-see-in-la-this-week-7844776 Mad psychiatrist out of context
Chris Christion’s film installation Axis of Ego: When and Where I Enter riffs on religious architecture, incorporating confessionals, among other things. Dr. Mabuse, a fictional hypnotist who manipulates others to commit crimes for him, appeare
Michael Bishop on Chris Christion’s “The Right of Chastisement: Punish the Body and Correct the Soul” (2014).
At the exhibit “Biomythography: Secret Poetry and Hidden Angers” at Claremont Graduate University, many of the installation pieces gesture towards identity influenced by many forces such as culture, religion, language, and media. These influences make sense because the genre of biomythography is fraught with tensions of identity. Some of the tensions are easily ident