Archives for posts tagged ‘body’

Xavier Cha

Xavier Cha Images and video from “Body Drama” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. “New York–based artist Xavier Cha incorporates video and installation in performances that play with multiple perspectives and deferred access, reflecting our fractured contemporary experience. For her new work Body Drama, Cha transforms the gallery into a mysterious setting […]

Alice Channer

Alice Channer Work from Out of Body. “For her South London Gallery exhibition, British artist Alice Channer has created an installation of entirely new works which extend her exploration of the relationship between the human body, personal adornment, materials and sculpture. In these figurative works, Channer questions established hierarchies within the history of art, objects […]

Falke Pisano

Falke Pisano Work from The Body in Crisis. “The Showroom presents a new exhibition by Dutch artist Falke Pisano. Sculpture, video, print, drawing and installation work are brought together in the latest iteration of Pisano’s The Body in Crisis series (2011- ), an ongoing investigation into the human body at historical moments of crisis. It will be […]

A.K. Burns

A.K. Burns Work from “Touch Parade”. “Burns brings intelligence and humor to her subjects. In a 2011 interview with Rhizome director Lauren Cornell, she asks pithy questions like, “Why are things, shaped the way they are, continually inserted in to our vaginal consumerist reality?” and asserts that “the personal is not only political, but sexual.” […]

Shahryar Nashat

Shahryar Nashat Work from his oeuvre. “Shahryar Nashat’s previous work has investigated his interest in art collections, reproductions of works of art, as well as questions relating to appropriation and artistic reuse, display issues and apparatus. Lighting, plinths, pedestals, and the mode of positing and projecting all play pivotal roles in Nashat’s video installations, sculptures […]

Melanie Bonajo

  Melanie Bonajo Work from her oeuvre. Text by Wyatt Niehaus. In her photographs, videos, installations and performances Melanie Bonajo approaches paradoxes of domestic life within a culture of free-time and luxury, the facets of a Modernized Society that remove from the individual the feeling of belonging, and increase feelings of isolation and identity issues […]

Chajana denHarder

Chajana denHarder Work from Body Works. “Imagine you are on a city street, then you are the city street. You are the thoughts of the street, you are not you. Then suddenly a man with a ladder knocks into your back. You are shocked and ask yourself why and what’s going on. Then the shock […]