Archives for posts tagged ‘recontextualization’

Abraham Cruzvillegas

Abraham Cruzvillegas Work from his oeuvre. “Abraham Cruzvillegas was born in Mexico City in 1968, where he lives and works. Cruzvillegas’ practice deals with history and the construction of the self in reference to economic, social, political, and historical conditions. Employing various means to create open-ended strategies of production and reception, Cruzvillegas gives objects a new life and context, generating […]

Artemisa Clark

Artemisa Clark Work from Following Piece – LA. “Recontextualizing Vito Acconci’s “Following Piece” within the cars, freeways and streets of Los Angeles, each video is taken from my car as I follow randomly selected cars throughout (and beyond) Los Angeles. The videos, seen here as stills, are projected and looped next to ink on paper […]

Andrew Neuman

Andrew Neuman Work from his oeuvre “This work deals with issues concerning the use of technology, language and transmission of power in both its various corporeal and elusive modes. These works, what I call “Constructures,” re-contextualize the technologically derived icons and place them in a new environment that allows one to question their original use and […]

Ofer Wolberger

Ofer Wolberger Work from Covers “Ofer xeroxed old, cloth-bound book covers creating a complete black and white book. by isolating each book title and removing it from its literary context, Ofer allowed the simplicity of the word, the font, and the design to reveal itself.” – i heart photograph

Josué Rauscher

Josué Rauscher Work from his oeuvre, text from his website, translated by Google. I WOULD GLADLY MAKE SECOND HAND SCULPTURES. (I would gladly do sculptures by hand). – – – I like to say that I am the little free time I have to fix the world with a jigsaw (and some other utensils). (I […]

Hugh Brown

Hugh Brown Work from Allegedly: New Chainsaw Works. “Hugh Brown first cut his teeth as a chainsaw collector and punk rock aficionado; an unlikely pairing that spawned a Grammy award-winning music-packaging design artist and an obsessive appropriation artist compelled to insert chainsaw references into brilliant forgeries of Ed Ruscha, Jackson Pollack, Ed Keinholz, John Baldessari […]

Michael Mandiberg

Michael Mandiberg Work from “In 1936 Walker Evans photographed the Burroughs, a family of sharecroppers in Depression era Alabama. In 1979 in Sherrie Levine rephotographed Walker Evans’ photographs from the exhibition catalog “First and Last.” In 2001 Michael Mandiberg scanned these same photographs, and created and to facilitate their dissemination as a […]

Ron Jude

Ron Jude Work from Alpine Star. “Photographer Ron Jude selected images from The Star News, a local newspaper in McCall, Idaho to sequence without text for this book. The images are reprinted using stochastic screening, a frequency modulation technique similar to conventional halftone printing that uses mathematical values to generate random density patterns. The printing […]

Penelope Umbrico

Penelope Umbrico Work from Broken Sets (ebay) and Desk Trajectories (part of her exhibition As Is). Umbrico has an opening tonight at LMAK Projects (139 Eldridge on the Lower East Side, Manhattan) that I strongly recommend you go to see. “Broken Sets (eBay) are images of the screens cropped from pictures of broken LCD TVs […]

Pierre Bismuth

Pierre Bismuth Work from his oeuvre. __________________ Following the Right Hand of  “From the beginning of the movie [name of classic Hollywood movie] to the moment the image was taken, Pierre Bismuth has carefully followed and retranscribed the right hand movements of [name of iconic movie star], thereby creating a drawing overlaying the original image. […]