Archives for posts tagged ‘constructed’

Phillip Schaerer

Phillip Schaerer Work from Bildbauten. Also see Raummodelle, they are fantastic as well. “The series of images with the title „Bildbauten“ deals with the effect and the claim to credibility of images of architecture that appear to be photographs. It further questions the medium “photograph” as a documentary piece of evidence depicting reality. Frontal views […]

Kelly Richardson

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 […]

Thomas Mailaender

Thomas Mailaender Work from Extreme Tourism and Sponsoring. “Documentation marks the starting point for his work. Using a slightly scientific way of working, he registers insignificant, incidentatlly grotesque moments that possess an abruptand unexepted monumentatlity. For the past years his work mainly focused on playing with the concept of typology. A recently Dead famous french […]

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 […]

Cassander Schattenkerk

Cassander Schattenkerk Work from The Andromeda Strain and Series #2. Statement for The Andromeda Strain: “After making many landscape photographs I realized the search for special places is more important than the place itself. The notion of discovery has always been intimately linked to photography. The cliché of the photographer as an explorer of unknown […]

Caleb Cole

Caleb Cole Work from Other Peoples Clothes. “At the heart of my work is a fascination with ambiguities and inconsistencies, an interest in how I go about negotiating areas of grey and how others manage to do the same. When I am in public, I watch people going about their daily routines alone; I wonder […]

Kent Rogowski

Kent Rogowski Work from Love=Love. “Rogowski’s collages are created with pieces of puzzles which are cut from the same die but depict different, unrelated images. Using these photographic fragments as his palette, Rogowski creates entirely new compositions by his careful mapping of their collisions. The intermixing of these glossy idealizations of flowers, bucolic scenery, and […]

Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand Work from his oeuvre. Also check out his work for After the Imperial Presidency. “A dozen years ago, Thomas Demand, whose generally stellar midcareer retrospective opens today at the Museum of Modern Art, was studying in London, at Goldsmiths College, then the hotbed of the British art scene. He hit upon the idea […]

Paula Muhr

Paula Muhr Work from Tata. “Through the work “Tata” I investigate various modes of representation and role models which we internalise in such an extent that they inform our subjectivity. I turn my father (Serbian: tata) into a kind of amateur fashion model asking him to pose for me in his favourite clothes. He dresses […]

Rivkah Young

Rivkah Young Work from the series Delos. “‘Welcome to paradise’ Which world did you just came from? The slogan of the leisure world Delos in the science fiction film Westworld. Michael Crichton staged the vision of a futuristic leisure park in 1973. Who travels to Delos, enters a recreation paradise of swordplays and western heros. […]