Bronx, New York
Installed in the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse, a grand Beaux-Arts-style building built between 1905 and 1914 and undergoing renovation after it was closed for 37 years, “When You Cut into the Present the Future Leaks Out” featured the work of 26 artists invited by curator Regine Basha. Organized by No Longer Empty, a nonprofit group that presents curated exhibitions and public programs in underused spaces, the show took its title from William S. Burroughs. The quotation signaled a Beat, hip-hop-infused poetic spirit, one that echoed throughout the show, as the building and the work reflected on the past, present, and future. …see the entire review in the print version of December’s Sculpture magazine.