Matt Giel, Atlantic City, photograph in Duett at Grizzly Grizzly, Jan 2012

Duett: Becky Hunter makes her curatorial debut, by Ana Finel Honigman

For “Duett,” her curatorial debut, critic Becky Hunter demonstrated how an excellent curator combines the skills of a scholar and yenta. The match Hunter made between Berlin-based British artist, Alanna Lawley, and Philadelphian photographer, Matt Giel, yielded an intelligent, creative, conversation about photography, distance, abstract communication and curatorship. In the spirit of today’s Internet age, the artists never met in 3D. Instead, they inspired each other remotely (via Sykpe, GChat and email) and collaborated together on a series of interconnected multi-media art-works at Philidelphia’s Grizzly Grizzly Gallery. Here, the three collaborators reflect on the process and its ramifications…

Read more at Whitehot Magazine, published 18 July, 2012.