Postcard from Jamaica

To reach the final biennial venue, I travelled across the dense, green interior to the National Gallery West in the tourist haven of Montego Bay, where the blue of the ocean could put a peacock to shame. On view is a single installation by David Gumbs, Xing-Wang (2016): a psychedelic stream of flowers and butterfly wings mirror-projected onto the walls of a temporary structure in the middle of a room, opening out like a tropical Rorschach test.

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