Archives for posts tagged ‘war’

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 […]

Thomas Galler

Thomas Galler Work from Sunset Series / Bright Star at Hauser Gallery. Note for above images: Bright Star (first three images) precedes the Sunset Series (last two images). “”There is nothing quieter than a loaded canon.” – Heinrich Heine In his picture set, “The Sunset Series”, Thomas Galler juggles expertly with the products of the […]

Irena Knezevic

Irena Knezevic Work from Here Comes the Darkness. The video is available here. “On September 25 2008, George Bush and Barack Obama gave an emergency speech after the American stock markets crashed. Broadcasters, like CNN, had to break out of the regular TV format to accommodate for the length of the speech(the 2 extra minutes). […]

SWAMP (Douglas Easterly and Matt Kenyon)

SWAMP (Douglas Easterly and Matt Kenyon) Work from Notepad. “Notepad” is an act of protest and commemoration disguised as a stack of ordinary yellow legal pads. Each ruled line, when magnified, is revealed to be microprinted text enumerating the full names, dates, and locations of each Iraqi civilian death on record over the first three […]