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Jed Lind: Starlight and Water

Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto Oct 22 to Nov 19 2008
Installation view of Jed Lind's "Fluid Geographies" at Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto. Installation view of Jed Lind's "Fluid Geographies" at Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto.

Installation view of Jed Lind's "Fluid Geographies" at Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto.

Los Angeles–based artist Jed Lind is inspired by everything from Buckminster Fuller’s utopian legacy to the provisional architecture of coastal societies. In this brief video, Canadian Art editor Richard Rhodes offers his thoughts on Lind’s second solo show at Toronto’s Jessica Bradley Art and Projects. Along the way, Lind’s series of new works prompt thoughts on the boundaries between person and planet, mark and mirage, and idea and ideology. (Running time 2 minutes 51 seconds)

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This article was first published online on November 6, 2008.


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