Archives for posts tagged ‘performance’

Nikhil Chopra

Nikhil Chopra Works from him oeuvre. “Nikhil Chopra works at the boundaries between theatre, performance, live art, painting, photography and sculpture. He devises fictional characters that draw on India’s colonial history as well as his own personal history. He inhabits these characters in largely improvised performances that last up to 3 days. Chopra’s character, Sir […]

Aura Satz

Aura Satz Work from her oeuvre. “The work of Aura Satz encompasses film, sound, performance and sculpture. In recent years she has made a collection of films that look closely at sound visualisation through various technologies and acoustic devices such as the Chladni plate, the Ruben’s tube, the theremin, mechanical music, phonograph grooves and drawn/optical […]

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 […]

Jacob Dahlgren

Jacob Dahlgren Work from Palermo1966 (other works also included). “Palermo1996 explores the allure of the supermarket and removes items directly from the shelves in order to create this contemporary geometric abstraction. As a result of the construction elements, metal and magnets, this work also functions very much as a performance piece, through the building of […]

Egon van Herreweghe

Egon van Herreweghe Work from Obituary of Time. “To celebrate the last night in my former studio I threw a little party. For me, the experiment was about the elusive nature of time and the accompanying sense of loss that is omnipresent in the act of experiencing. I reflected upon the discobolus sculpture with its […]

Sascha Pohflepp

Sascha Pohflepp Work from Camera Futura. “In the abundance of energy that is the new order, we will no longer be bound by the force that is keeping us on the bottom of Earth’s gravity well. We may be be floating around freely, our bodies suspended by extremely powerful electromagnetic fields. Or we could be […]

Elena Bajo

Elena Bajo Work from her oeuvre. “Her concept-generated and research based practice is concerned with the social and political dimensions of everyday spaces, the strategies to conceptualize resistance, the poetics of ideologies, and the relationship between temporalities and subjectivities. She works individually and collectively across installation, sculpture, painting, performance, participatory events, film, text and writing. […]

The Jogging

DANNY BROWN WHEATGRASS plant (Dormroom Accessories), 2012 BABY SIZED RIOT HANDCUFFS HANGING FROM THE MOUNT OF A MISSING SURVEILLANCE CAMERA IN A ROOM COVERED WITH PEPPER SPRAY, 2012 ART BASEL NAIL ART PAVILION, 2012 FRED bottled water bottle with 50/50 frozen organic MILK and frozen TOMATOJUICE split (Unique) and Print of Original, 2012 RETOUCHING REMARKS, 2012 ___________________________________________________________________________ […]

Grupa TOK

Grupa TOK Work from their oeuvre. “If we are to excavate one example from the neglected history of east european conceptual art that is of interest, it would be Grupa TOK from Zagreb that was active in 1972. The group realized a series of actions and installations wchich dealt with the problems of art in […]

Keith Lea

Keith Lea Work from Banner Series. “The Banner series deconstructs our culture’s use of politically charged language to influence others. “Freedom,” “Progress” – these are words which those in power use uncritically to sell their goals and lifestyles to the masses. When given the sentence fragment “Freedom From,” the viewer is encouraged to consider what […]