Archives for posts tagged ‘documentation’

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 […]

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 […]

Richard Long

Richard Long Work from his oeuvre. “Long made his international reputation during the 1970s with sculptures made as the result of epic walks, these take him through rural and remote areas in Britain, or as far afield as the plains of Canada, Mongolia and Bolivia.[4] He walks at different times for different reasons. At times, […]

Sofia Hultén

Sofia Hultén Work from Points in a Room Condensing. “Sofia Hultén tries in her work to repair things that are broken, or alternately, to make them disappear. Rarely are these two objectives achieved independently, so that the focus of her videos and photographs becomes instead the circular process of making and unmaking of a series […]

Simen Johan

Simen Johan Work from Until the Kingdom Comes. Great articles here, here, and here. “In Until the Kingdom Comes, Johan presents animals using escapism and fantasy to construct identity and purpose. Similar to his earlier work of children, this series explores our predilection towards imagination and emotion, rather than reason. Using digitally manipulated photography and […]