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Baden Pailthorpe

Baden Pailthorpe Work from┬áCadence I – IV “The institution of the military is steeped in performative traditions, rituals and practices. Indeed the collective military body can be thought of as being characterized by a carefully calibrated choreography of movement. Cadence (2013) is a series of four new-media artworks whose subject sits between war and performance. […]

Group Show at Schirn Kunsthalle

Group Show at Schirn Kunsthalle “Man has always been fascinated with secret societies and their clandestine rites, their covert knowledge, and exclusive circle of members. The character of secret societies ranges from harmless brotherhoods to powerful associations with very special financial and political objectives. Particularly in times of crises, secret societies provide surrogate values for […]

Namsa Leuba

Namsa Leuba Work from Ya Kala Ben. “..In this work, I was interested in the construction and deconstruction of the body as well as the depiction of the invisible. I have studied ritual artifacts common to the cosmology of Guineans; statuettes that are part of a ceremonial structure. They are from another world, they are […]