Archives for posts tagged ‘video’

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 […]

Assaf Gruber

Assaf Gruber Work from his oeuvre. “There’s a scene in the 1988 film Cocktail where big-dreaming bartender Brian Flanagan, played by Tom Cruise, is sitting with the table-bussing artist Jordan Mooney, played by Elisabeth Shue, in an idyllic Jamaican setting. Flanagan picks up a drink umbrella and muses, ‘You know there’s a guy who makes these. The […]

Hito Steyerl

Hito Steyerl Work from “How Not To Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational Installation” at Andrew Kreps, New York. “The Andrew Kreps Gallery is pleased to present How Not To Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational Installation, an exhibition by Berlin-based artist Hito Steyerl.  The exhibition features two videos as well as sculptural-photographic objects, and is […]

Sanya Kantarovsky and Ella Kruglyanskaya

Sanya Kantarovsky and Ella Kruglyanskaya “Little Vera” at Kim?, Riga, Latvia. “Vera Mukhina (1889-1953) gained acclaim in the sphere of Soviet monumental sculpture after winning the 1937 commission for the Soviet pavilion in the Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne. The resulting sculpture, a towering stainless steel couple entitled The Worker […]

Amie Siegel

Amie Siegel Stills from “Provenance“. “The first image in Amie Siegel’s alluring but problematic 40-minute video Provenance (2013) is of Stanley Gardens, a short road in West London. It’s an establishing shot for an interior: a minimally decorated townhouse with furniture by, among others, Le Corbusier and his cousin Pierre Jeanneret. In succession we visit other residences […]

Annika Eriksson

   Annika Eriksson Work from “Now you see us now you don’t” at Krome Gallery, Berlin. “Annika Eriksson is a Swedish artist living in Berlin. Over the years, she has produced a large number of works in which the perception of time, structures of power, and once acclaimed social visions are called into question. Eriksson plays […]

Rick Silva

Rick Silva Work from The Silva Field Guide to Birds of a Parallel Future with a short story by Claire L. Evans In an old growth forest along the Oregon coast, an ornithologist is hiking across a loamy bed of pine needles. She is three weeks into a census, cataloguing birds in the deep woods. […]

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 […]

Simon Dybbroe Møller

Simon Dybbroe Møller Work from “Aperture & Orifice” at Galerie Kamm, Berlin. “This is what I would like you to know and how I would like you to know it. The music video to D’Angelos breakthrough hit “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” could be read as a meditation on the brotherhood between the vulgar and the […]

Harun Farocki

Harun Farocki Stills from “Images of War (at a Distance)” “Harun Farocki: Images of War (at a Distance) marks the first comprehensive solo exhibition of Berlin-based artist Harun Farocki (b. 1944, German-annexed Czechoslovakia) in a U.S. museum, and features the U.S. premiere of Serious Games I–IV (2009–10), a four–part video installation at the center of the exhibition. The […]