Anna Mikhailovskaia and John Schacht @ Knockdown Center

ANNA MIKHAILOVSKAIA AND JOHN SCHACHT @ KNOCKDOWN CENTER

Words by Diana McClure

Anna Mikhailovskaia, Bubba's Ghost, 2012                                                                                                                      (Photo: Anders Jones)

Anna Mikhailovskaia, Bubba's Ghost, 2012                                                                                                                      (Photo: Anders Jones)

A serious conversation on the topic of play appears to be at work in the two-person exhibition, Anna Mikhailovskaia and John Schacht, currently on view at the Knockdown Center. With very few right angles or orderly readings available, the show calls into question larger assumptions about the association of irresponsibility with playfulness, the assumed randomness of organic forms, and predilections toward linear thought.

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