Kelly Richardson Work from Twilight Avenger, Exiles of the Shattered Star, and Wagons Roll. It’s hard to pinpoint what’s so unnerving in Kelly Richardson’s video and photographic work at Birch Libralato. It could be the way the unnatural is continually made to appear natural. While it might seem that Richardson is making a statement about […]
Archives for the ‘environmental’ Category
Sunday, 17 January 2010
Thursday, 7 May 2009
Sonja Thomsen Work from Lacuna and Oil. “There is more genetic complexity in a milliliter of water than the whole of the human genome. This is what Sonja Thomsen told me when we first met, about four years ago, and the sort of thing she thinks about a lot.That such an immense universe of organisms […]
Monday, 27 April 2009
Derk Duit Work from the series (un)natural and another, untitled, body of work. I was initially drawn in by Duit’s work about (my assumption here) wind / wind power in the Netherlands, and I was in the mood for some slightly more traditional photography today. His statement is short because Duit is not a fan […]
Tuesday, 24 March 2009
Jolie Dobson Work from the series Untitled Land. “In the series, Untitled Land, I am focusing on the struggle between nature and civilization and the foreseeable defeat of both. Humanity’s exploitation of the natural world questions the ecological sustainability of the future. The constructed photographs represent the catastrophic event of an environmental apocalypse and critically […]
Friday, 6 March 2009
Ian Whitmore Work from the series Nowhere. Great work that addresses American use of landscaping (both indoor and outdoor).
Saturday, 28 February 2009
Sebastian Errazuriz Works from The Cow, The Tree, and the (Duchamp inspired) Limited Editions. Statements are provided on the website. Sculpture / Installation Art.
Monday, 23 February 2009
I first saw Jasper van den Brink‘s photographs on the cover of Cabinet Magazine’s Electricity issue. Great issue, by the way. The photographs from the “Pigeon Lights” series are intriguing, but I also like the more performance-oriented projects, such as “Bouncing Balls”, in which 200 colored balls are placed on a drawbridge and allowed to […]
Monday, 16 February 2009
In Jill Magid’s “One Cycle of Memory in the City of L“, the artist contacts and becomes friends with the public surveillance camera (CCTV) operators for the city of Liverpool. They guide her over cell phone as she moves through the city, readily visible by the distinctive red trench coat that she wears. At one […]
Monday, 16 February 2009
Christina Seely Work from the series Lux. “Lux documents the artificial glow produced by major cities in the 3 brightest regions as seen on a NASA map of the world at night” “In a time when it is argued that no aspect of nature is unaffected by human impact, my work reflects on a lifestyle […]
Tuesday, 10 February 2009
Carin Mincemoyer Hilariously critical work about manufactured/consumerist landscapes.