January 25, 2013

Review of TROPHY

By Jon Sasaki

I exited the gallery safe in the knowledge that the absurdities that make us laugh are also those that make us think.

Since we’re on the subject of funny, I almost laughed out reading the list of artists in gallerywest's current group exhibition Trophy when I came upon the best collective name in recent memory: Phomohobes. The Regina-based duo of Colby Richardson and Jason Cawood make collages, one of which is included in this spotty assembly of videos, sculptures, photographs, and more. Like any compilation album, a couple tracks hit it out of the park amid the dross.

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