Archives for posts tagged ‘video’

Owen Kydd

Owen Kydd Work from his oeuvre “Aperture: How did you arrive at the concept of “durational photographs”? Owen Kydd: I was thinking about the differences between cinematic moments with photographic qualities and static images with time added and decided that “durational” applied more to the latter. The idea of duration as “incomplete time” seemed to […]

Jeff Thompson

Jeff Thompson Work from Random Hexadecimal Colors, Sorted Numerically “Each frame, a set of 2,073,600 (or 1920×1080) random hexadecimal color values are created, sorted numerically, and drawn to the screen. Values range from #000000 – #FFFFFF (black to white), with all possible colors in between. Frames are created using custom software, which are exported and rendered […]

Pablo Jones-Soler

Pablo Jones-Soler Work from Frontier options or something about levels and Omega Systems “Frontier options or something about levels: Looking at the Gaia hypothesis through consumer products, which operate within their own evolutionary system. Seeing earth as a complex self-regulating ecosystem where organisms and their inorganic surroundings interact to maintain the appropriate conditions for life. There is a […]

Carlos Jiménez Cahua

Carlos Jiménez Cahua Work form his oeuvre “I have been engaged in structuralist investigations in photography (both digital and analog) as driven by an abiding interest in the image and the material carrying that image. Analog photographic work has involved the making of cameraless photographs (which could be termed “photograms,” but I find that term imports […]

Ursula Biemann

Ursula Biemann Work from her oeuvre. “Ursula Biemann (Switzerland) is an artist, theorist and curator who has in recent years produced a considerable body of work on migration, mobility, technology and gender. In a series of internationally exhibited video projects, as well as in several books ‘Been there and back to nowhere’ (2000), ‘Stuff It – […]

Anri Sala

Anri Sala Work from Ravel Ravel Unravel. “Anri Sala’s project for the French Pavilion has been conceived for the space of the German Pavilion where it is exceptionally being exhibited, and is entitled Ravel Ravel Unravel (2013). The title of the piece is a subtle play on words based on the verb to ravel and […]

Richard Mosse

  Richard Mosse Work from The Enclave. “Throughout 2012, Richard Mosse and his collaborators Trevor Tweeten (cinematographer and editor) and Ben Frost (composer and sound designer) travelled in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, infiltrating armed rebel groups in a war zone plagued by frequent ambushes, massacres and systematic sexual violence. The resulting installation, The Enclave, is […]

Camille Henrot

Camille Henrot Work from The Encyclopedic Palace. “Camille Henrot’s delicately layered works in sculpture, film, and photography chart the intersections between disparate visual cultures with an anthropologist’s eye. For Coupé/Décalé (2010), Henrot filmed a tribal rite of passage in the South Pacific island of Pentecost in which young men dive off high platforms in the jungle […]

Ed Atkins

  Ed Atkins Work from his exhibition at MoMA PS1, New York. “Known for his high-definition videos that defy narrative conventions, Ed Atkins (British, b. 1982) works with filmic and text-based forms in technological transition. The artist considers HD technology deathlike because of how it intensifies the visibility of the filmed subject, creating an image […]

A.K. Burns

A.K. Burns Work from “Touch Parade”. “Burns brings intelligence and humor to her subjects. In a 2011 interview with Rhizome director Lauren Cornell, she asks pithy questions like, “Why are things, shaped the way they are, continually inserted in to our vaginal consumerist reality?” and asserts that “the personal is not only political, but sexual.” […]