Archives for posts tagged ‘nostalgia’

Theo Michael

Theo Michael Work from Scholars in Space (and Smoke from the edge of the Known). “Michael works with the idea of time like a builder and destroyer of space: while in the present we erect thoughtful monuments for posterity, the future condemns them to destruction and the void. His work, seemingly playful, uses pieces of […]

Semiconductor (Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhard)

  Semiconductor (Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhard) Work from Inferno Observatory. “Inferno Observatory is a multi-channel moving image work that explores our complex relationship with natural phenomena. During a fellowship at the Mineral Sciences Laboratory in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, Semiconductor unearthed a 16mm volcano film archive shot by volcanologists […]

Zach Nader

Zach Nader Work from Counterweight. “I investigate presentation and representation of self, others and viewpoint. My questions include: Where and how is experience constructed? What are the possibilities of history, truth and fiction in photographic images? Can the point in which meaning adheres to representations be shifted? And what is their role in constructing personal […]

Tatiana Grigorenko

Tatiana Grigorenko Work from The Disappeared. “an anti-portrait of a missing protagonist. inspired by soviet-era images that were manipulated to make individuals ‘disappear’ from history. the project is an exploration of memory, presence, invisibility and historical revision. blowing up my family’s snapshots to the point that their grain structure started to fall apart, i meticulously removed […]

Internet Archaeology

Internet Archaeology Work from their oeuvre (and Now Thats What I Call MIDI). “Internet Archaeology seeks to explore, recover, archive and showcase the graphic artifacts found within earlier Internet Culture. Established in 2009, the chief purpose of Internet Archaeology is to preserve these artifacts and acknowledge their importance in understanding the beginnings and birth of an Internet […]

Michael Lease

Michael Lease Work from You’re Invited. “I began collecting images for You’re Invited shortly after having found a Kodachrome slide showing the back of a man as he blew out birthday candles. I was thrilled by the funny confluence of elements-the yellow curtains, the man’s blue shirt, the boxy, old refrigerator, and a woman’s hand […]

Jon Rafman

Jon Rafman Work from Kool-Aid Man in Second Life. Now giving guided tours! “…People make crush art about you all the time, don’t they?”  That’s the first question I asked Jon Rafman one month ago after he discovered I was embarking upon an ongoing multi-media performance inspired by his work. Our conversation provided my first […]

Michael Huey

Michael Huey Work from his oeuvre. “The physical, hands-on part of my work takes place in the archive. It involves sorting, searching, and seeing. Mentally – and physically – it is fatiguing. Conceptually, the work revolves around the idea of loss…disintegration…and the attendant themes of legacy, inheritance, and inventory. In a phrase: ‘what remains’. Things […]

Anthony Auerbach

Anthony Auerbach Work from The State of New York. “The State of New York is an aerial survey of the whole State of New York from an altitude of seven feet. The survey records the surface of a giant copy of the Texaco road map which was inlaid in the terrazzo floor of the New […]

Barry W. Hughes

Barry W. Hughes Work from End of Time. Hughes got in touch with me recently to share his new project he also runs SuperMassiveBlackHole, which is well worth the read. “According to archaeological evidence found at many of Santorini’s ancient sites, the first human presence on the island is situated back to the Neolithic Period […]