Archives for posts tagged ‘landscape’

Daniel Gustav Cramer

  Daniel Gustav Cramer Work from his oeuvre. “Daniel Gustav Cramer is known best for his sparse aesthetic in multiple mediums. An ambitious ongoing series, simply titled “Works” (begun 2009), is comprised of a variegated range of work including film, sculptures, installations, and photography. In many of these, he seeks out unspectacular scenes, but ones […]

Naoya Hatakeyama

Naoya Hatakeyama Work from BLAST. “Do not be afraid, yet do not make light of nature. Always keep the gods in mind with prayer… Imagine a huge piece of rock, like a mountain, that you wanted to take a part of home. How would you do it? If you had a hammer, like a geologist, […]

Bessma Khalaf

Bessma Khalaf Works from Torch Song. “Khalaf’s sublime, black and white, natural world landscapes offer up beauty and uncertainty. Using various processes of degradation (burning, smashing, consuming) the artist re-imagines the natural world, taking the viewer beyond the nihilism of destruction, into the generative possibilities that are offered by voids and absences. Troubling, and all […]

Awoiska van der Molen

Awoiska van der Molen Work from her oeuvre. “If Nature were to take a photo of itself, what would it look like? Nature would set its own exposure time, with plenty of lux during the day in the sunshine, and clear and dark at night with a full moon. Exposure would need to be lengthy, […]

Thomas Albdorf

Thomas Albdorf Work from I Know I Will See What I Have Seen Before (Lodret Vandret). “Looking at Austria and how it is constructed and constituted within a common image space, the concept of mountains, of an alpine landscape that functions as surface for multiple projections is prevalent; be it within the classic 1960s Heimatfilm, […]

Tyler Los-Jones

Tyler Los-Jones Work from We, ourselves included at Ditch Projects. “We, ourselves included is a meditation on landscape photography, representation and inherited assumptions about environments. These works began as typical tourist images taken while visiting Glaciers in-and-around Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay parks this past summer. The Peyto, Jumbo, Daly and Saskatchewan Glaciers are depicted […]

Dan Holdsworth

Dan Holdsworth Work from Mirrors FTP. “The mirror as a tool for the receptacle of representation has been utilised ever since the early progressions of the camera obscura and of course its traces are left within the very process of film-based photography, in regards to the imprint of light and time onto the negative and […]

Mark Dorf

Mark Dorf Work from //_PATH “When examining our daily contemporary lives in western culture, one finds that there is barely a single situation that is not influenced by digital technology and communication through the World Wide Web – the Internet and digital technology has been integrated into nearly every part of our lives and will only […]

Jürgen Bergbauer

Jürgen Bergbauer From top to bottom: Artificial Lawn in Ten Views (2011), Untitled no.3 (studies) (2008), Untitled (Parterre de Pieces Coupees I) (2004), Untitled (Parterre de Gazon I) (2004) “Stephen Jay Gould once wrote that ‘the human mind delights in finding pattern – so much so that we often mistake coincidence or forced analogy for profound meaning. No other habit lies so deeply […]

Sylvia Pilmack Mangold

Sylvia Pilmack Mangold From top to bottom: Untitled (View of Schunnemunk Mountain) (1980), The Maple Tree (1992-93), Trees at Pond (1983), The Maple Tres (Summer) (2006) “Sylvia Plimack Mangold is the sort of admirable artist who discusses cobalt violet oil paint as if it were as tasty as crème fraîche. This is only partly a matter of visual delectation. She has been […]