Archives for posts tagged ‘performance’

Xavier Cha

Xavier Cha Images and video from “Body Drama” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. “New York–based artist Xavier Cha incorporates video and installation in performances that play with multiple perspectives and deferred access, reflecting our fractured contemporary experience. For her new work Body Drama, Cha transforms the gallery into a mysterious setting […]

Richard Maxwell

Richard Maxwell Work with the New York Players. “I saw an early version of “Isolde” last summer, and I wanted to ask what the genesis was for your show: Were you inspired by reading Goethe? Or Wagner’s opera? Or just by yourself? Just myself. And then I had a dream where a word presented itself: […]

Steciw / de Joode

Steciw / de Joode Work from Open for Business at Neumeister Bar-Am. “…We see a different means of freedom in the upper floor of the gallery space, where Kate Steciw and Rachel de Joode have set up studio for the day with the third installment of their performance and installation project Open for Business. In […]

Guido van der Werve

Guido van der Werve Work from his oeuvre. “Dutch artist Guido van der Werve makes the kind of films Caspar David Friedrich might have dreamt up if he had had a sense of humour and access to a camera. Saturated in an atmosphere of melancholy, loss and loneliness, preoccupied with dead composers and centuries-old dance […]

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 […]