March 2016

Karl Haendel
ARTFORUM critics' pick: Karl Haendel

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Arielle Bier: Artforum critics’ picks: Karl Haendel, www.artforum.com, March 2016.

 

Karl Haendel’s exhibition posits the practice of yoga as an alternative to accelerationism. Citing the anxiety around self-optimization, Haendel presents lifestyle- and body-enhancement products marketed to reinforce the need for self-betterment to question the ways these objects aid or inhibit our sense of self-worth and identity.

 

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