September 14, 2014

School Spirit
Curated by: Daniel McGrath
8/9 – 14/9 2014

When people from St Louis meet each other elsewhere in the world they often ask: “what high school did you go to?” And the answers tend to
tell you a lot about class, income and family background. The question itself is a sort of running joke. Dahlgren’s ongoing striped T-shirt however, refers to the local universities and their sporting colors. The rivalries and competitive nature of university life abstracted down to a series of color lines and repetitive boundaries.