Archives for the Month of August, 2011

Jaroslav Kyša

Jaroslav Kyša Work from his oeuvre. “Direct observations of my surroundings, which I modify and mould via installations and action. These arise according to current situations of a city, place or how I feel. As a specific source of inspiration, the interest in ways of executing and logic of creation process. The time spent in […]

Klara Källström

Klara Källström Work from Blackdrop Island. “In Klara Källströms’ Blackdrop Island, she plays with the idiom “to dig where you stand”. What happens if you do that? – You come to the other side of the planet. The photographs were taken during a stay in Tokyo in 2008 and a revisit in 2010. Documenting things […]

Barbara Kasten

Barbara Kasten Work from Constructs. “Influenced by The Bauhaus and Constructivism, Barbara Kasten explores modes of reorganizing the visual environment. With geometric shapes, mirrors, glass, lighting gels and a lighting crew recruited from the film industry, she creates abstract interpretations of interior spaces and architectural details.” – MoCP

Shirana Shahbazi

Shirana Shahbazi Work from her oeuvre. “How real or abstract is photography? Shirana Shabazi’s work has circled around this theme for over ten years. Often she arranges her images in startling combinations. For instance, abstract color gradations are placed alongside a double portrait, followed by a black and white steppe-like landscape, then a still life […]

J. Parker Valentine

J. Parker Valentine Work from her oeuvre. “‘Could a photograph be something that you have scanned; is that a type of photograph?’ J. Parker Valentine posed this question to me upon my invitation to contribute to this project, and I realized the complexities of answering yes or no. I once taught an experimental drawing class […]

Sam Falls

Sam Falls Work from Color Dying Light. “‘When I was asking for help titling the book friends would ask ‘well, what’s it about?’ and I’d say, ‘It’s about color, it’s about dying, and it’s about light’. So that’s it, Color Dying Light. There are pictures where I added and subtracted color from flowers, one where […]

Asger Carlsen

Asger Carlsen Work from Wrong. “There’s something about a good sci-fi movie that really sticks in your head — especially if you see it during your formative years. I saw Paul Verhoeven’s Total Recall in the theaters, so I must have been about 15 at the time. There were certain visuals in that film, ie. the […]

Sterling Crispin

  Sterling Crispin Work from his oeuvre “I am interested in the turbulent event horizon between consciousness and objective reality, and the ways in which subjectivities can be manipulated through ritual, mindfulness and magic systems. my current area of interest lies in the relationship between these issues and our exponentially accelerating networked global culture that will […]

Santiago Calatrava and Frank Stella

Santiago Calatrava and Frank Stella Work from The Michael Kohlhaas Curtain @ The Neue Nationalgalerie with text by Nicholas O’Brien. “Upon approaching the renown last building by Mies van der Rohe, a distinct glass pavilion supported by the German architect’s signature grid of steel beams, one immediately is captivated by the massive caged painting that […]

Walid Raad

Walid Raad / The Atlas Group Work from The Sweet talk File. “The Atlas Group is a fictional collective, the work of which is produced by Walid Raad. His works to date include video, photography and literary essays. All, in one way or another, deal with the contemporary history of Lebanon with particular emphasis on […]