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Jon Rafman and Rosa Aiello

Jon Rafman and Rosa Aiello Work from Remember Carthage. “An essay film in the tradition of experimental documentarians like Chris Marker or Harun Farocki, Remember Carthage takes the viewer on an epic journey in search of an abandoned resort town deep in the Sahara desert. However, one travels not through archival or personal images but […]

Jon Rafman

Jon Rafman Work from New Age Demanded. “Inspired by classical Greek busts, Jon Rafman uses computer software to digitally render three-dimensional forms. The forms act as the structural surface on which two-dimensional Internet-sourced images are applied. The series is presented as large-scale archival pigment digital prints. Each print is created with its own specific texture […]

Iris Touliatou

Iris Touliatou Work from Matter enclosed in heavy brackets. “The project Matter enclosed in heavy brackets centers around the cancelled theatrical premiere of The Cradle Will Rock, a play directed by a very young Orson Welles for the Federal Theater Project in New York. Both a wonderful Opera and a remarkable piece of theater history, […]

Elizabeth Corkery

Elizabeth Corkery Work from her oeuvre. “Corkery works through an ongoing fascination with the concept of simulation and the multiple with specific regard to their relationship with printmaking. Her practice currently centres on large-scale installation pieces which initiate a slippage between the conventionally two-dimensional nature of print media and a more volumetric architectural space. Often […]

Alex Isreal

Alex Isreal Work from Property. “…The title Property refers to the Hollywood studio prop department. For Property, 2011, at Peres Projects’ Kreuzberg gallery, Israel has amassed a collection of sculptures culled from the thousands of readymade props available for rent at prop houses in Berlin and at the Babelsberg movie studio. In the gallery, the […]

Carol Bove

Carol Bove Work from her oeuvre. “…The focus of her artistic endeavor is an immense research project: by means of enquiring into the social history and art of the late 1960s and early 1970s, she relates the latter to the present and lends it greater depth. Here, she is as much interested in popular literature […]

Ay-O

Ay-O Work from Over the Rainbow Once More. Text courtesy Nick Faust. “Classical busts blasted with rainbow gradients. Ay-O pushes delineated stripes to their decorative end games. Turn vertical/diagonal OP on its side and it give a spanking. His Rainbow oeuvre differs significantly in feel from his more traditional Fluxus work, but doesn’t lack that […]

Giulio Paolini

Giulio Paolini Work from his oeuvre. “…From the inception of Arte povera in the late 1960s Paolini was considered one of its leading exponents. Although he shared the conceptual emphasis of his colleagues, during the 1970s he turned increasingly to an investigation of the whole system of art as recorded in museums. The most famous […]

Gregory Kalliche

Gregory Kalliche Work from his oeuvre (statement specifically for the above works). “This series of works utilizes light to depict images and collages in physical space. Large light stencils, masked projections, and incisions into backlit surfaces create a variety of images and figures that have been removed, reworked and repurposed from their original contexts. As […]

Pedro Reyes

Pedro Reyes Work from his exhibition at LABOR. “WORK opens new headquarters and reopens its doors with a solo exhibition of Pedro Reyes (1972). Puzzle includes a series of studies in which the architecture of narrative structures combined with anthropological classification methodologies. Among the pieces on display are Mutants , a polyptych consisting of 170 […]