Archives for posts tagged ‘anthropology’

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 […]

Camille Henrot

Camille Henrot Work from The Encyclopedic Palace. “Camille Henrot’s delicately layered works in sculpture, film, and photography chart the intersections between disparate visual cultures with an anthropologist’s eye. For Coupé/Décalé (2010), Henrot filmed a tribal rite of passage in the South Pacific island of Pentecost in which young men dive off high platforms in the jungle […]