Sunday, 18 February 2018
Review of After White: Michaela Zimmer and Peter Welz at Fold Gallery, London
After White: Michaela Zimmer and Peter Welz
Fold Gallery, London
2 February – 10 March 2018
Fold Gallery in Fitzrovia, London, might be so-called for good reason – an awkward configuration to curate, it literally folds around the corner, creating an L-shape, in which it is impossible to step all that far back from most of its walls. It is the perfect space, however, for the current installation, which comprises paintings by Michaela Zimmer (b1964, Berlin) and an architectural-cum-sculptural intervention by her fellow Berlin-based colleague Peter Welz (b1972, Lauingen, Germany). Working together, they have turned the space into a bisected corridor, a climbing frame (although I am not sure that climbing would be encouraged), or discarded scaffold, which visitors are required to walk through, becoming a part of the work, interrupting and intervening themselves.
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