Archives for posts tagged ‘historical’

Yuri Pattison

Yuri Pattison Stills from RELiable COMmunications. “Through the prism of the 1991 attempted coup d’état in Russia to bring down Mikhail Gorbachev’s government and restore hard-line Communist Party rule, Yuri Pattison’s newest work, RELiable COMmunication, repositions 2013′s defining story: Edward Snowden’s revelations about the U.S. National Security Agency’s global surveillance operations. When one scrolls through the project, the […]

Karen Kilimnik

  Karen Kilimnik From top to bottom: The Matterhorn at Night, Dreamland, 9pm, 3am, Zermatt (2007), The Perch (2003), Candle Burning (1996), The North Face (2005) “Kilimnik was first acclaimed for her so-called scatter-art installations of various bits of pop cultural detritus strewn about a gallery space to create a sensibility somewhere between the postminimalism of Robert Morris and Barry […]

Sam Durant

Sam Durant Work from Proposal for Public Fountain at Sadie Coles. “Sam Durant’s third exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ, Proposal for Public Fountain, centres on a fountain sculpted from black marble – a prototype for a larger installation in a public setting – together with a series of related graphite drawings. The structure features a reproduction of an armoured water cannon, which […]

Ingrid Hora

Ingrid Hora Work from her oeuvre. “Die Wende (“The Turn” in German) is the story of a group of women from former East Germany who are training to perform a particular movement in synchronized swimming, called “die Wende,” in which the swimmer makes an underwater backwards loop. The women, most of them over 60, are part […]

Bettina Buck

Bettina Buck Work from her oeuvre. “Buck’s practice is decidedly anti-modernist working with assemblage, collage and reconfigurations of existing, mundane, often found materials; regularly reclaiming industrial or industrially produced components. Materials and objects with traces of an alternative history and existence – carpet, found posters, aged foam, latex, plastic are selected, re-imagined and combined to […]

Magdalena Jetelova

Magdalena Jetelova Work from her oeuvre “Magdalena Jetelova used illuminated lines to expose communication structure of the landscape; Crossing King’s Cross – she uses lights to map out the future path of a train route as well as natural changes (in the Island Project / Islandský projekt – she enlists lasers to draw attention to the […]

Hui-min Tsen

Hui-min Tsen Work from Western Plural “Western Plural is a series of portraits of legendary figures from the Mythic West. The project emerged as an exploration of history as layers of mentally constructed narratives. I created the images by manipulating historical portraits and movie stills, accentuating key elements such as the hands, guns, eyes, feathers, […]