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REVIEWS

LOS ANGELES

Harmony Murphy Gallery

Aki Sasamoto

No Choice

AKI SASAMOTO, Fold Your Way (detail), 2015, Twenty framed inkjet prints, T-shirts and custom table, dimensions variable. 

Courtesy Harmony Murphy Gallery, Los Angeles.

Life is full of choices, and Japanese-born, New York-based artist Aki Sasamoto's witty installations, ready-mades, performances and videos demonstrate the banality of such trivial yet ceaseless decision-making processes. Scientific studies have shown that all decisions, big or small, result in the same amount of brain activity—evidence, perhaps, of farce and folly being defining characteristics of humankind. In "No Choice," at Los Angeles's…

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