┐ Tarrah Krajnak and Wilka Roig └

© Tarrah Krajnak and Wilka Roig, Object of Investigation (from Hysteria Collection), 2006 © Tarrah Krajnak and Wilka Roig, State 5 (from Hysteria Collection), 2008 “In Hysteria Collection we look back to the beginnings of the representation of women, to the constructed documentation of the sick Victorian woman. This simulated hysterical condition and the constructed…

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┐ Brendan George Ko └

© Brendan George Ko, Ablution, from the series The Barking Wall, 2010-11 © Brendan George Ko, Tomb, from the series The Barking Wall, 2010-11 I remember as a kid I used to cover my face with my hands, and peek at the world through my fingers. I could see the world, but the world couldn’t…

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┐ Meryl McMaster └

© Meryl McMaster, Sentience, from the series In-between worlds, 2010 © Meryl McMaster, Viage, from the series In-between worlds, 2010 “In-Between Worlds explores the mixing and transforming of my bi-cultural identities – Aboriginal and Euro-Canadian – and addresses the idea of liminality; of being betwixt and between cultural identities and histories. The series presents a…

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║ Pablo Soria ║

© Pablo Soria, Los Frutos Sin Cesar, from the series The Yearning © Pablo Soria, La reconstruccion, from the series The Yearning “If by accident, illness or the simple aggression of time, we were totally deprived of memories, the beings bearing the depleted minds that would result could hardly be us. In fact, these memory-less…

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║ Sarah-Mace Dennis ║

© Sarah-Mace Dennis, Asylum Bathing Area #1, from the series Tracing the trail of the dead, 2004 © Sarah-Mace Dennis, Asylum Corridor #2, from the series Tracing the trail of the dead, 2004 «Hysteria, as the word suggests, was originally thought to emanate from the uterus and so was considered a specifically female malady. It…

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║ Julian Röder ║

© Julian Röder, Protests agains G-8 summit in Genoa, Italy, 2001 © Julian Röder, Protests agains G-8 summit in Glenagles, Scotland, 2005 © Julian Röder, Protests agains G-8 summit in Kokkaido, Japan, 2008 (…) “No, these are not battle scenes in the art historical sense. Even if Julian Röder does have a strong understanding of…

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║ David Favrod ║

© David Favrod, Untitled, from the series Gaijin, 2009 © David Favrod, Untitled, from the series Gaijin, 2009 “It is from this feeling of rejection and also from a desire to prove that I am as Japanese as I am Swiss that this work was created. “Gaijin” is a fictional narrative, a tool for my…

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║ Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons ║

© Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Backyard dreams #5, 2005 © Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Replenishing, 2003 “Magdalena Campos-Pons works with themes of identity (female and racial), familial ties, and the friction of having a home in Cuba and a home in the United States. Compos-Pons works with 20 x 24 Polaroids that create brilliant in color. She…

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║ Cecilia Paredes ║

© Cecilia Paredes, Blue Landscape, 2008 © Cecilia Paredes, Dreaming Roses, 2009 In the latest series “Skin Deep”, the representation of her body is part of the landscape. For this work, she chose specific natural fabrics as printed linen. Pure linens come from a plant and in this case, flora is printed on them, so…

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║ Lise Sarfati ║

© Lise Sarfati, Gina #23, from the series She, 2005 © Lise Sarfati, Sloane #12, from the series She, 2005 © Lise Sarfati, Christine #04, from the series She, 2005 “The people in Lise Sarfati’s pictures never seem to be doing much of anything. They hang out, smoke cigarettes, sit on their beds, pour themselves…

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║ Nadja Bournonville ║

© Nadja Bournonville, Untitled #3, from the series Amor Omnia Vincit © Nadja Bournonville, Untitled #20, from the series Amor Omnia Vincit © Nadja Bournonville, Untitled #19, from the series Amor Omnia Vincit © Nadja Bournonville, Untitled #15, from the series Amor Omnia Vincit “The study of personality presents many beautiful ambiguities as it opens…

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