Camilla Steinum Plays with Chance | frieze | review

‘Pick a card’ is the initial instruction visitors receive prior to entering Camilla Steinum’s immersive exhibition, ‘Symptom, Sympathy’, at Westfälischer Kunstverein. Further directions and notes are included in a booklet that serves as a manual for the show. Yet, before picking a card from the hundreds slipped into the slit between the floor and the walls (Shaken Trick, all works 2020), another choice is required: a purple grille (Stretch) divides the first gallery into corridors, forcing visitors to decide which route to take to experience the show.

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