Archives for posts tagged ‘narrative’

Simon Starling

Simon Starling Work from his oeuvre. “Humor is little discussed in art criticism, though funny art abounds. Many of Simon Starling’s projects have been comic—slapstick and harebrained, funny ha-ha and funny peculiar—at the same time that they have been unimpeachably erudite. In his thought and work processes, Starling generally follows one thing with another, a […]

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 […]

Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson Work from Void Gaze. “VOID GAZE is an interactive text experience with an accompanying series of computer drawings by Jeremiah Johnson. In the style of early text adventure games, the player uses words to interact with the gameworld by entering them at a command prompt. Themes related to vision and sight run throughout […]

Angela Strassheim

Angela Strassheim Work from Evidence. “Angela Strassheim conceptualized her most recent series of images after learning of a violent crime that involved a student at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, where she was teaching at the time. Strassheim developed the project utilizing a forensic technique commonly reserved for crime scene investigation, which she […]

Martina Shenal

Martina Shenal Work from Void Diaries. “The void diaries series was produced over the course of one year by photographing the space just beyond my second floor bedroom window. Made with a simple amateur point and shoot camera, the screen becomes a scrim and the point of focus fluctuates between the screen and the landscape. […]

Erin Tyner

Erin Tyner Work from the series Half Awake. I cam across Tyner’s work on the Hey Hot Shot contenders blog, and once again (as with Lori Nix) I am very very glad I quit working with scale-models before I saw this work, because it is far more sucessful than I ever was with models (hence […]