Archives for posts tagged ‘simulation’

Roxy Paine

Roxy Paine Work from Apparatus at Kavi Gupta. “Roxy Paine’s work has challenged the perception of visual language and how it affects the understanding of our environments since the genesis of his career in the early nineties. Focusing on objects and their fabrication, Paine strives to evoke a desire to understand how meaning can transcend […]

Jürgen Bergbauer

Jürgen Bergbauer From top to bottom: Artificial Lawn in Ten Views (2011), Untitled no.3 (studies) (2008), Untitled (Parterre de Pieces Coupees I) (2004), Untitled (Parterre de Gazon I) (2004) “Stephen Jay Gould once wrote that ‘the human mind delights in finding pattern – so much so that we often mistake coincidence or forced analogy for profound meaning. No other habit lies so deeply […]

Stefan Bunte

Stefan Bunte Work from Proving Things at Galerie Jean Rochdard. “The work proving things deals with the search for traces as a method. By creating various experimental setups in the form of images and objects, Steffen Bunte addresses the topic of exploring structure and shapes. The work also draws on rearrangement and restructuring of already […]

Mandla Reuter

Mandla Reuter Work from his/her oeuvre. This artist was found (as many have been in the past) on VVORK, Reuter’s image marks their last post of regular daily activity. If you haven’t spent time with their archives, I highly suggest you do so – it remains one of the most relevant and rich resources I […]

Eyal Gever

Eyal Gever Work from his oeuvre. “I am influenced by the destructive impact within our environment. Uncontrollable power, unpredictability and cataclysmic extremes are the sources for my work. They inspire, fascinate and remind me of the constant fragility and beauty of human-life. Beauty can come from the strangest of places, in the most horrific events. […]

Thomas Hämén

Thomas Hämén Work from Flatland. “If we were able to take, as the finest allegory of simulation, the Borges tale where the cartographers of the Empire draw up a map so detailed that it ends up exactly covering the territory (but where, with the decline of the Empire this map becomes frayed and finally ruined, […]

Zhan Wang

Zhan Wang Work from My Personal Universe. “Beijing’s esteemed sculptor Zhan Wang conceptualizes the depths of the galaxy in his latest exhibition My Personal Universe, transforming the UCCA‘s exhibition hall into a scene reminiscent of the Big Bang Theory. Wang’s dynamic work is presented as a sculpture and video installation, requiring an extensive production process […]

Tauba Auerbach

Tauba Auerbach Work from her show at Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen. “In Tauba Auerbach’s work traditional distinctions between image, dimensionality and content collapse. Surface, specifically the larger issues surrounding topology, has been a central concern in her recent paintings, drawings, photographs and artist books. Auerbach interweaves discordant positions such as disorder and order, readability and abstraction, permeability […]

Lino Lake

Lino Lake Work from his oeuvre. “The painting exciting for me to be his obsessive nature and role ambiguity, obsolete or not in the global context of art where it is always, nonetheless, unexpected. His scholarship seems to break the only rule of art: Freedom. The painting is indeed a closed frame appears to be […]

Nicola Bergström Hansen

Nicola Bergström Hansen Work from Boids and Stockholm City SMS. “Basic models of flocking behavior are controlled by three simple rules: •Separation (behavior) – avoid crowding neighbors (short range repulsion)•Alignment (behavior) – steer towards average heading of neighbors•Cohesion (behavior) – steer towards average position of neighbors (long range attraction) In 1986 Craig Reynolds created ‘Boids’ […]