While pop is an obviously rich source for this work, Cordova does not simply celebrate pop culture as an eternal balm against the inevitable dystopia we careen toward; pop is at the very least complicit with the imagined disaster to come, if not implicated in it outright.
Brandon Brown reviews Sofia Cordova’s Every Night I Tell Myself I Am The Cosmos at Royal Nonesuch Gallery —> http://bit.ly/1xZar66
Image: Sofia Cordova. Echoes of a Tumbling Throne (Odas Al Fin De Los Tiempos), 2014 (video still); color video. Courtesy of the Artist and Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland.