« Aesthetic agent provocateur par excellence. That’s the most accurate artistic and spiritual job description that I can ascribe to both the complex interdisciplinary work of Dana Claxton and the multi­layered persona that she shares with us in each new exhibition. She operates passionately in the interstitial zones, travelling the conceptual and emotional crossroads where traditions collide and cultures overlap. Her entire lengthy trajectory as a mixed­media artist has been a celebration of the challenges facing both individuals and societies when they try to express their essence. »

(Suite de l'article dans la version imprimée de Vie des Arts, à la page 66.)

Photo : Dana Claxton, Cultural Belongings, 2016
LED firebox with transmounted chromogenic transparency
Collection of Rosalind and Amir Adnani