Archives for posts tagged ‘cultural’

Valentin Carron

Valentin Carron Work from his oeuvre. “Valentin Carron reproduced objects from his immediate surroundings: symbolically charged objects (sculptures, architectural fragments) taken from the reality of his region and its Ā«landscapeĀ». Through the appropriation of cultural emblems or decorative ornaments from the vernacular culture, he questions the meaning of tradition and authenticity, the aesthetic concepts of […]

Jowhara AlSaud

Jowhara AlSaud Work from Out of Line. “The latest body of work began as a comment on censorship in Saudi Arabia and it’s effects on visual communication. There are regions in Saudi Arabia where people still draw a line across throats in photographs (figuratively cutting the head off.) There are blurred out faces on billboard […]

Takeshi Moro

Takeshi Moro Work from the series, Pedestal for Apology. “My work explores the personal and public reconciliation process and how these experiences may be manifested within the experience of art. I am interested in contemplating the accumulated historical weight that each of us inherits in society and that, to a certain extent, defines our identities. […]