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Justyna Wierzchowiecka

Justyna Wierzchowiecka Work from Museum Studies. “Most of the things have been photographed. Images circulating amongst the photo documentations or collections projected on the screens of our devices originate an obvious debate over the presence of art and objects being reproduced in the hybrid reality. Their saturation in the networked cycle is on a thin […]

Allora & Calzadilla

Allora & Calzadilla Work from The Great Silence. I was fortunate enough to see The Great Silence tonight at the Contemporary Art Center as part of a film screening with the Mini Microcinema titled “Artist and Animal Pt. 1” that is running in conjunction with the soon-to-open exhibition Creatures curated by Steven Matijcio. If you […]

Lothar Hempel

Lothar Hempel Work from Working Girl. “Tess McGill is an Irish-American working-class stockbroker’s secretary from Staten Island with a bachelor’s degree in Business from evening classes. She aspires to reach an executive position. Tricked by her boss into a date with his lascivious colleague, she gets into trouble by publicly insulting him and is reassigned […]

Daniel Gustav Cramer

  Daniel Gustav Cramer Work from his oeuvre. “Daniel Gustav Cramer is known best for his sparse aesthetic in multiple mediums. An ambitious ongoing series, simply titled “Works” (begun 2009), is comprised of a variegated range of work including film, sculptures, installations, and photography. In many of these, he seeks out unspectacular scenes, but ones […]

Naoya Hatakeyama

Naoya Hatakeyama Work from BLAST. “Do not be afraid, yet do not make light of nature. Always keep the gods in mind with prayer… Imagine a huge piece of rock, like a mountain, that you wanted to take a part of home. How would you do it? If you had a hammer, like a geologist, […]

Bessma Khalaf

Bessma Khalaf Works from Torch Song. “Khalaf’s sublime, black and white, natural world landscapes offer up beauty and uncertainty. Using various processes of degradation (burning, smashing, consuming) the artist re-imagines the natural world, taking the viewer beyond the nihilism of destruction, into the generative possibilities that are offered by voids and absences. Troubling, and all […]

Awoiska van der Molen

Awoiska van der Molen Work from her oeuvre. “If Nature were to take a photo of itself, what would it look like? Nature would set its own exposure time, with plenty of lux during the day in the sunshine, and clear and dark at night with a full moon. Exposure would need to be lengthy, […]

Lorena Molina

Lorena Molina Work from How Blue?. “The textile history in El Salvador is complex and embedded with the genocides and persecution of indigenous people. It is also tied to the 12 year civil war, and the ways that globalization and capitalism affect communities and traditional practices. By layering photographs made in El Salvador with fabric […]

Stephanie Syjuco

Stephanie Syjuco Work from Cargo Cult. “This photographic series revisits historical ethnographic studio portraiture via fictional display: using mass-manufactured goods purchased from American shopping malls and restyled to highlight popular fantasies associated with “ethnic” patterning and costume. Purchased on credit cards and returned for full refund after the photo shoots, the cheap garments hail from […]

Theo Triantafyllidis

Theo Triantafyllidis Work from his Role Play (and others). “In this new body of work, Theo Triantafyllidis re-imagines the gallery space as his own virtual studio. He embodies an Ork avatar, who uses digital tools to create 3D forms, which are then manifested physically as large-scale wood sculptures. This process is recorded through DIY Motion […]