Archives for posts tagged ‘performance’

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 […]

Daniel Arsham / Snarkitecture

Daniel Arsham / Snarkitecture Work from Dig. “Dig is an exhibition and performance at Storefront for Art and Architecture by Daniel Arsham/Snarkitecture that explores the architecture of excavation. Storefront’s distinctive gallery space will be filled with a solid volume of EPS architectural foam, engulfing the existing interior in an unyielding flood of white. The volume […]

Evan Roth

Evan Roth Work from Propulsion Paintings. “…His approach and work process takes inspiration from the free software movement and hacker ethos. The “hack”, a term stemming from early computing culture, describes a clever (often playful) intervention into an existing system that alters the intended purposes or meaning. Like the judo fighter using his opponent’s weight […]

Allora & Calzadilla

Allora & Calzadilla Work from “Body in Flight“. “The performances for Body in Flight, beginning every hour on the hour, will last 15-20 minutes. That length of time, Allora notes, is a big departure from the typical, 2-to-3-minute gymnastics routine. “We’re slowing things down, stretching them out,” she says, “taking things that you know and making […]

Timm Ulrichs

Timm Ulrichs Work from his oeuvre. “In 1959, he established the ‘Werbezentrale für Totalkunst, Banalismus und Extemporismus’ [Central Advertising Agency for Total Art, Banalism, and Extemporality] and thus began to extend a hitherto limited notion of art. Based on the idea of the readymade, and above all on Kurt Schwitters’ Merzkunst, he takes up the artistic project of […]

Disconnect

Alexandros Tsolakis, Bastian Wibranek and Sebastian Kriegsmann Documentation of “Disconnect“. “Disconnect, a full-scale installation by Alexandros Tsolakis, Bastian Wibranek and Sebastian Kriegsmann, starts from a simple proposition: more often than not, public space is communally occupied. Despite the immutable forms of architecture, space transforms the moment it’s inhabited; what we do, and what we don’t […]