By Shehab Awad
OCT 2019 | ArtSeen
For Meriem Bennanis first solo exhibition at CLEARING, the Brooklyn-based Moroccan artist has transformed the gallery into something like a spaceship.
By Joseph Nechvatal
MAY 2021 | ArtSeen
The exhibition Hypnose (Hypnosis), curated by Pascal Rousseau for the Musée darts in Nantes, is a chronicle both compelling and comical. Although submerged in a stream of spiritual consciousness tied to artistic principles of universal connection, the exhibition also flirts with certain kitsch clichés, most notably the iconic hypnotic-disc that by spiraling supposedly sucks suggestible cerveaux down a somnambulist whirlpool.