Tag Archives: Florida
#1: The Colony His bumper sticker says “Boycott any company that makes you press 1 for English.” The apartment complex is a dying vestige of Hollywood colonialism of faux stucco and golden orange paint. You turn down La Mirada Drive, circling around each cluster of condos. A woman wearing a hijab Continue Reading »
Leo Gabin’s Florida
Three Belgian artists, represented by a gallery in Berlin, stage an exhibition in London concerning life in Florida. Chew on that. Chew slowly and hope it stays down. Lieven Deconinck, Gaëtan Begerem, and Robin De Vooght are three multidisciplinary artists who have meshed their names together to form Leo Gabin. For their recent solo exhibition, part of the alternative Inside the White Cube series at White Cube (Mason’s Yard) in London, Leo Gabin addressed Florida as a modern Limbo: where those occupying it lie in wait, in longing but with little hope, for a future above and beyond their current circumstances.