Fabrika 7 | Ginger Ando and Chuck Glicksman

Ginger Andro and Chuck Glicksman have wrestled with in creating their multi-media presentation "The Crossing", one of the most interesting works of this type I have seen in perhaps ten years and one of the few that can appeal across a wide age range and to both the knowledgeable and the non-initiate. The piece has the startling originality, employing a simple conceit executed with the consummate skill, that marked, for instance, the first pieces of Amy Jenkins at the Anna Kustera
Gallery when it was in Soho years ago.

For The Crossing, a pice d'occasion designed to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Brooklyn Bridge, they nearly fill a gallery with cords and other sculptural elements that simulate the feeling a the guy-wires and supports that are a central feature of the bridge, this reflected in mirrors placed in such a way that the visual perception is expanded almost infinitely. Utilizing four projectors, they shine footage both original and archival into the space, through which viewers may walk, surrounded by an odor redolent of the city's waterfront and the wafting sounds of the metropolis--or the delighted murmurs of visitors...

-- Larry Qualls, columnist, ART ON PAPER


The Crossing  Re-Installed 2013

The Crossing was originally installed during the Bridge as Icon exhibition at the Tabla Rasa Gallery in 2008
This essay by Larry Qualls was written at that time.