This is a world of sharp color—black, white, blue, red—and texture—wood appears often, as well as images of drawers and veils. We are in the theatrics of the body as well as of the mind. Memory plays tricks on us and recollection of trauma is deceitful. Mike Lala has proven that form can do much more than we thought by subverting our expectations.In the Gun Cabinet is an astonishing act of formal accomplishment.
- Simona Blat for The Brooklyn Rail