Archives for the Month of October, 2009

Letha Wilson

Letha Wilson Work from Photo Sculptures. “…Letha is very interested in the intersections between the natural world and architecture, specifically points in which these two areas are merged. Many of her previous artworks incorporates photography of the landscape with sculptural materials, or video work in which interior architecture is explored alongside images from the vast […]

Christopher Baker

Christopher Baker Work from Murmur Study, Hello World! or: How I Learned to Stop Listening and Love the Noise, American Toys, and My Map. “Murmur Study is an installation that examines the rise of micro-messaging technologies such as Twitter and Facebook’s status update. One might describe these messages as a kind of digital small talk. […]

Kate MccGwire

Kate MccGwire Work from her oeuvre. “Kate MccGwire’s work asks questions about the very nature of beauty. She’s intrigued by the possibility of envisaging beauty as something more complex than merely what delights the senses: beauty can be about a problem; it can be something that repels you or makes you question the status quo. […]

Osamu James Nakagawa

Osamu James Nakgawa Work from Banta. “In Okinawa, the precipitous cliffs that fall hundreds of feet to the ocean below are called banta. For years I have carried with me a vivid memory of the first time I stood atop these cliffs—a memory of beauty in the endless blue expanse of sea and sky intensified […]

Edward Burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky Work from Urban Mines and Breaking Ground. “Nature transformed through industry is a predominant theme in my work. I set course to intersect with a contemporary view of the great ages of man; from stone, to minerals, oil, transportation, silicon, and so on. To make these ideas visible I search for subjects that […]

Andreas Rutkauskas

Andreas Rutkauskas Work from While not necessarily representitive of his oeuvre,, is a fascinating foray into the contemporary experience of place and nature as dictated/informed by Google and GPS. The work is still very much in progress as Rutkauskas’ Wanderer residency at the Banff Centre continues, so I highly recommend following the work as […]

Rachel Perry Welty

Rachel Perry Welty Work from Spam Messages. “Spam is a daily annoyance, but in these words that came to my inbox, I found something accidentally poetic. I was struck by the sheer possibility suggested by these messages. Taken out of the context for which they were intended, and re-inserted into another kind of economy (that […]

Bettina Pousttchi

Bettina Pousttchi Work from Starker Staat. “The very title and alliteration of Starker Staat( Strong state) evoke ominous associations from national security to other things. This series of photographs, taken in Cologne in 2003 and first exhibited at the Württembergischer Kunstverein in Stuttgart that same year, presents a cinematographic sequence that reinforces these alarming associations […]

Josh Azzarella

Josh Azzarella Stills from Untitled #1 (Fantasia). “Known for his video and photography manipulations of monumental news imagery, including the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib, and the Tiananmen Square protests, Josh Azzarella is a whiz at altering and erasing history. The artist’s latest project, which was two […]

Jørund Aase

Jørund Aase Work from his World and Garden. “I have been trying out different kinds of medias. I usually don´t work within one specific media but uses those which fit my ideas. It can be painting, sculpture, installation, photo, video, sound, etc. I think art has the potential to stimulate people to experience the world […]