Breakthroughs

By GREG COOK  |  July 8, 2009

Outgoing Photographic Resource Center curator Leslie K. Brown tapped Deb Todd Wheeler of Newton, who sets up a fun crafts table that invites visitors to fashion flowers from colorful plastic bags. Wheeler tried out a version of this project at her awesome "Live Experiments in Human Energy Exchange" at Green Street Gallery back in 2006. The flowers were diverting, but what made that show was a bicycle that pedal-powered a series of contraptions, riffing on old failed utopian dreams in our era of Global Warming. I miss her philosophical, mechanical tinkering.

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