Archives for the Month of February, 2011

Corinne Vionnet

Corinne Vionnet Work from Photo Opportunities. “For most, to sightsee is to photograph. Embarking on treasure hunts to tourist destinations renowned for monuments of grandeur, we pursue the extraordinary. Framing sites of mass tourism in our viewfinders, we create photographic souvenirs that are integral to the touristic experience. These products, coined “photograph-trophies”i by Susan Sontag, separate […]

Thomas Bayrle

Thomas Bayrle Work from his oeuvre. “There is an obsessive and darkly visionary quality about much of Bayrle’s work but, crucially, there is also plenty of wry humour and pleasure in the absurd and the idiotic. Contrary to the visually pluralistic tendencies of other artists with mixed allegiances to Pop and Conceptual art as well […]

Gregory Polony

Gregory Polony Work from his oeuvre (mostly Debut, his ongoing show at Herrmann Germann in Zürich) “The exhibition focuses on how we approach and interpret sculpture. Extending across various media, and partly site-specific, Gregory Polony’s work draws on a reduced palette of materials, including found objects, cement, wooden boards, and lashing belts. His conceptual approach […]

Tara Downs

Tara Downs Work from Material Test for The STATE “Material Test introduces images of film gels, cellophane, mirrored Mylar that have gradually dissolved their material base, becoming molten shapes and forms that undulate through foreground and background. French critic and curator Nicolas Bourriaud in his text Postproduction considers that “precariousness is at the center of a […]

Hugh Scott-Dougles

Hugh Scott-Douglas Work from Moire Paintings. “Scott-Douglas makes work that refers to production itself, to its consumption and to its container, using visual cues gleaned from minimalism and op art. The central dialectic of the work springs from the tension between the need for a rigid authority figure, on the one hand, and the very […]

JD Walsh

JD Walsh Work from Slow Fade / Double Waltz. “Walsh is an artist who navigates smoothly between mediums while leaving a trail of great works. He’s a kind of mad scientist mixing up a fresh pop brew of interactivity, projection, appropriation, music, origami, and installation. Whether he’s playing a search engine or a guitar (clearly, […]

Michael Sherwin

Michael Sherwin Work from Flux and Form Series “In this series of large format inkjet prints, I set the camera to automatically take pictures each minute as I walk along familiar paths. Then, the collection of photographs is brought into Photoshop, where I create a large canvas and randomly drop each image into the larger […]

Pamela Rosenkranz

Pamela Rosenkranz Work from her oeuvre. “Whilst basically Rosenkranz’s œuvre walks a tight conceptual line, the artist’s practice features a lightness of touch, that belies the use of irony, play and humor in its making. In general, Rosenkranz’s works speak of a mercurial élan, an “inform” physicality and a pervasive sense of “mise en scene”. […]

Jennifer Chan

Jennifer Chan Work from her oeuvre. “I work with video, installation, performance and web-based media to examine notions of individuality, uniqueness and subversion after the popularization of the Internet. Inquiring into the role of the “digital native” in the cultural sphere, I blur boundaries of traditional artistic practices with vernacular uses of technology.” – Jennifer […]

Erik Berglin

Erik Berglin Work from Everything is Borrowed. “The work Everything Is Borrowed consist of a selection of collages made from my ever-growing collection of found images, the collection is constantly undergoing structuring, categorizing, organizing and reorganizing. I’m interested in the connections and similarities I find between famous works of art and pictures made by anonymous people. […]