Gina Folly presented solo exhibition Domestic Problems at London’s Almanac, which ran from October 2 until November 5, 2016.
The Basel-based artist’s first solo show in the UK explored the boundary between interior and exterior, beginning in the courtyard outside the gallery where a glass work hung at the entrance to the space. The exhibition continued past a SAD bulb hung in the stairwell to the main body of the show. It comprised two series of video works, ‘Pleasures and Terrors’, which were fitted around the architecture of the space and ‘Conditions’, where Folly created scans of her hands on a series of mattresses that lay propped around the gallery:
“A forced intimacy informs the ambiguities and frictions that establish the space in which a subject is formed. Stretched, shattered body traces rest on their own. Broken images lie drained – marked by a quest for comfort.”**
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