Archives for the Month of August, 2010

Adam Sajkowski

Adam Sajkowski Work from Les 400 Clicks. To really appreciate this work, you must visit the website. “Les 400 Clicks is a multimedia project referencing Francois Truffaut’s 1959 French New Wave classic, Les 400 Coups (The 400 Blows). The original film has been reduced to 400 still frames taken arbitrarily from throughout the entire film, which […]

Simon Menner

Simon Menner Work from Images from the secret STASI archive. “In a time that is more and more defined by mechanisms of surveillance the “gaze of the Big Brother” seems ever more omnipresent. This brings me to the point to ask myself what it really is that the Big Brother sees. Can the terror such […]

Bernard Gigounon

Bernard Gigounon Work from his oeuvre. “”Cinema, Cinema, Cinema. The three things that can make us see the world like we want to see it, the way it is and the way it can be”, Alfred Hitchcock once said. Precisely this perceptual ambiguity, the multiple layers of reality involved in the moving, time-based image, incited […]

Mike Ruiz

Mike Ruiz Work from his oeuvre. For a little extra context see here. “The work is not original. I mean it is original in the sense that it is mine, and I made it, but I didn’t make the pieces of which it is constructed, those are all found. For me the process of exploring […]

Michael Huey

Michael Huey Work from his oeuvre. “The physical, hands-on part of my work takes place in the archive. It involves sorting, searching, and seeing. Mentally – and physically – it is fatiguing. Conceptually, the work revolves around the idea of loss…disintegration…and the attendant themes of legacy, inheritance, and inventory. In a phrase: ‘what remains’. Things […]

Lernert & Sander

Lernert & Sander Work from Chocolate Bunny, How to Explain it to my Parents and I Love Alaska (full video here). How to Explain it to my Parents is a documentary series in which 9 artists explain to their mom/dad what their work is about. For context, the artists’ work should be viewed if you are not […]

Petra Petileta

Petra Petileta Work from Unit-Houses “Once I got commissioned by Developer company in Prague. I got an assignment to retouch all the “disturbing” social aspects of their houses built for a lower social class in Slovakia. Photographs were retouched till the utopian view (social “fairy – tails”), even the surroundings or “natural” urban environment was […]

Kim Asendorf

Kim Asendorf Work from her oeuvre. “Inspired by social behavior, the thinking of large media groups and the resulting gaps in these systems. Driven by curiosity and the basic idea of a do-gooder, he uses all the known techniques and methods to express oneself. Creativity is the act of rebellion by definition. You have to […]

Katja Novitskova

Katja Novitskova Work from Reality Check and others. “Cartography has been the domain for manifestations and negotiations of physical, political and symbolical properties of reality. Despite the obvious differences each era claims their maps to represent the world in the most adequate way. At the moment we are subjected to emergence of real-scale & time […]

Ulrike Brückner

Ulrike Brückner Work from space for. Please pardon any errors in translation, for the original German, see here. “The starting point of this work is private photographs published on the internet. The subtitle of the work, “Would you like to comment?” is analogous to photo captions found on internet photoportals and blogs. I have cut out the figures […]