┐ Birgit Jürgenssen └

© Birgit Jürgenssen, Hausfrauen – Küchenschürze, 1975 © Birgit Jürgenssen, Hhne Titel, 1979 “Other artists of the feminist avant-garde, such as Hannah Wilke, Eleanor Antin and the abovementioned Martha Rosler went even further and were even more radical in their critique on the domestication of women within marriage. With the help of performance, video, installation…

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┐ Sheffy Bleier └

© Sheffy Bleier, Organs,, from the series Organ Gardens, 2007 © Sheffy Bleier, Internal Landscape in the Pink Outside, 2009 “Ultimately, the question that lurks in these images is that of the possibility of reaching the sublime, the spiritual through the medium that appears wholly antithetical to it – body’s inner organs. True, the organs…

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║ Víctor Vázquez ║

a© Víctor Vázquez, Borders, from the series Body to body, 2005-2009 © Víctor Vázquez, Anthropophagy, from the series Body to body, 2005-2009 “Art produced in the Caribbean teems with images alluding to migratory phenomena of diverse nature, as much for its motivations as for the circumstances of the journey. This imaginary utopia associated with geographic…

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║ Rip Hopkins ║

© Rip Hopkins, Procedure : filtration – separating big solids from liquid ; dish : beef stock, from the series Alchimistes aux Fourneaux, 2007 © Rip Hopkins, Procedure : stuffing – object in an object ; dish : stuffed pigeon, from the series Alchimistes aux Fourneaux, 2007 “This work is the result of my encounter…

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║ Anni Leppälä ║

© Anni Leppälä, Still life, from the series Possibility of constancy, 2007 © Anni Leppälä, Still life, from the series Possibility of constancy, 2007 “My interest towards photography is closely related to time in the past tense, to the possibility of being able to make a moment motionless, to make something stand still. That something…

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║ Hasan & Husain Essop ║

© Hasan & Husain Essop, Feeding Scheme, from the series Halaal Art, 2009 © Hasan & Husain Essop, Cape Town (South Africa), from the series Halaal Art, 2009 “Our work questions global and local hegemonies. We explore the influence of Western popular culture and the distorting effects it has on existing religions and cultures. Internal…

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║ Janieta Eyre ║

© Janieta Eyre, Motherhood, from the series Motherhood © Janieta Eyre, Two pages from my diary, from the series Lady Lazarus “Speaking of photographs of racing horses, Rodin once said ‘It is the artist who is truthful and the camera that lies because, in reality; time does not stand still”. When Janieta Eyre states that…

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║ Noemie Goudal ║

© Noemie Goudal, The Wind Blows, from the series Island, 2009 © Noemie Goudal, Les Passeurs (the smugglers), from the series Island, 2009 “Noemie Goudal’s practice uses the photographic image to interpret stories told to her during her time visiting the island of Orkney, Scotland. The central question of her project is this: How can…

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║ Viktoria Sorochinski ║

© Viktoria Sorochinski, Room 2, from the series The Space Between, 2007-2008 © Viktoria Sorochinski, Room 4, from the series The Space Between, 2007-2008 “The haunting feeling of dislocation and alienation in any place I live (due to several immigrations) was the main inspiration to create a series of contained spaces that represent my attempt…

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║ Ahndraya Parlato ║

© Ahndraya Parlato, Untitled, from the series Inscape, 2003-2008 © Ahndraya Parlato, Untitled, from the series Inscape, 2003-2008 “I am interested in how we structure our personal worlds, in how we imbue them with a sense of direction, purpose, and security when, in fact, we can actually control very few things. The idea that we’re…

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║ Rui Calçada Bastos ║

© Rui Calçada Bastos, Untitled, from the series Life in a Bush of Ghosts, 2008 © Rui Calçada Bastos, Untitled, from the series Life in a Bush of Ghosts, 2008 “Rui Calçada Bastos also exploits astute readings of the early conceptual artists. He talks of “revealing the City’s intimate histories and continuous memory” and “the…

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