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Installation view of *Monumental*, Amrita Hepi, 2021, Gertrude Contemporary. Photo: Christian Capurro

Amrita Hepi, Monumental
  • Rex Butler

27 Feb 2021
Gertrude Contemporary 6 Feb - 28 Mar 2021

I got there late one Saturday, a week after it opened. In the room in which I sat to watch it the low afternoon sun streamed in through an open curtain from nearby High Street, casting my dark shadow up against the wall. On the wall of the gallery there is another sun, this time projected. Seven dancers hold still, five standing and two crouching, while behind them a white styrofoam statue stands atop a plinth, hips tilted and arm resting on its waist.

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