Archives for posts tagged ‘tape’

Jerry Birchfield

Jerry Birchfield Work from his oeuvre. “Back and fill is a term that refers to a series of small movements for maneuvering a sailboat through a narrow area. It is also an idiom that refers to reneging on a previous statement or promise. It is appropriate here for describing the work of Jerry Birchfield, as […]

Esther Stocker

Esther Stocker Work from her oeuvre. “In the late nineties Esther Stocker debuted with geometric abstract paintings, in which signs and orthogonal grids are superimposed on a limited range of colours: white, grey, black. In these paintings, the irregular grids recall the concept of ‘mimesis’ – not in the Platonic sense of the imitation of […]

Rebecca Ward

Rebecca Ward Work from her oeuvre. “Ward’s site-specific works are intricate and thoughtfully planned geometric installations applied to an interior in a way that comments on the site’s architecture. Ward’s signature medium is tape — be it electrical tape, duct tape or masking tape. Through this medium she explores the unique structures of the sites […]

Sherwin Rivera Tibayan

Sherwin Rivera Tibayan Work from Installation Views. “After viewing many gallery and artist sites over the last few years, I became interested in the common photographic practice of installation views. These installation views (also called exhibition views) exist strictly as a class of images that provide proof for the material reality of specific works. Although […]

Žilvinas Kempinas

Žilvinas Kempinas Work from his oeuvre. “I am attracted to things that are capable of transcending their own banality and materiality to become something else, something more. I like the way that videotape is simultaneously delicate and durable, since it’s meant to last. I can rip it easily with my hands because it’s so thin, […]

Aaron Finnis

Aaron Finnis Work from his oeuvre. “… Aaron’s installations explore concepts of reality, illusion, perception, and deception using the dissonance between the tape sculptures’ similarity in appearance and their assumption of real form through light. Aaron creates art that could be interpreted as a confidence trick: The viewer is deceived by the value of hollow objects […]

Igor Eskinja

Igor Eskinja Work from his oeuvre. “Igor Eskinja constructs his architectonics of perception as ensembles of modesty and elegance. The artist “performs” the objects and situations, catching them in their intimate and silent transition from two-dimensional to three-dimensional formal appearance. Using simple, inexpensive materials, such as adhesive tape or electric cables and unraveling them with […]