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Kristian Burford, Audition, Scene 1: In Love, 2013

Kristian Burford, Audition, Scene 1: In Love, 2013

Australian born and bred Angeleno, Kristian Burford, pulls off a Los Angeles miracle in his exhibition, Audition, at Culver City’s Nye + Brown gallery.

 

In an alchemical transformation, Burford combines three familiar visual components to reveal something new, poignant and ripe for interpretation.

 

Two life-size, fluorescent-lit, beige office cubicles are each inhabited by a sculpture of a similarly beige-hued female nude, who appears bored in one tableau and frightened or anxious in the other. Each cage-like diorama is walled with two-way mirrors, visually multiplying the cubicles and nudes ad infinitum and from all vantage points. (more…)