Brutalism, Air Fresheners, and Augmented Reality: Around Cleveland’s Front International Triennial, Part 1

Exhibited on a series of monitors arranged accordion-style, Philip Vanderheyden’s Volatility Smile 3 (2018), on view at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, takes its inspiration from a kind of data pattern that signals to economic analysts that a boom has ended. It features digitally rendered design elements from the room in which the piece appears; they seem to burst or warp under pressure.