A Picture of the Universe in Clock Time, 2017. Installation from “Momentum 9: Alienation,” 9th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway.

Abigail DeVille: Everyday Processions

Fashioned from rubbish and recycled materials, Abigail DeVille’s sculptures refuse their role as art objects. Instead, her assemblages of repurposed items revel in excess and the casual circumstance of the everyday. Recognizing the potential of cast-off things to tell stories and enunciate other histories, DeVille proposes an alternative, social purpose for sculpture (often combined with performance and collaborative projects), one that entangles us in the complex relations of race, history, and class, where art and life cross paths. Directly and dramatically, she takes us to the street….see the entire article in the print version of July/August’s Sculpture magazine.

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