Paulo Arraiano

image caption (above): © Paulo Arraiano, Swiping Reality, 2016, Acrylic On Canvas, 180 x 150 cm. More of Paulo’s work can be seen here. Excerpt from Miguel Moore‘s FOLD/FAULT. More here. In the fast-paced frenzy that drives our contemporary societies, where thoughts and impulses are beamed by way of artificial satellites and express the paramount need to…

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≡ the DOG call ≡

Dogs have had a constant presence in my life. Their relevance in one’s life can have huge proportions as does their presence in art. They’re not only present in portraits, partnering their fellow humans, but also often portrayed by themselves. Sometimes they turn into brands, sometimes they turn into pop objects, often they serve decorative…

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≡ Thick as air ≡

© Lau Ching Ping, Secret Police at Queen’s pier, from Last Glimpse of Hong Kong series, 2012. © Lau Ching Ping, Schoolmate on Park Island, from Last Glimpse of Hong Kong series, 2012. “To 2013, If you are reading this exhibition epilogue, that means you had survived 2012 safe and sound. People of Hong Kong…

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┐ Miguel Godinho └

© Miguel Godinho, Untitled, from the series Esta é a minha família (This is my family), 2011 © Miguel Godinho, 38 years old (left) + 40 years old (right), from the series 16-06-1950, 2008 © Miguel Godinho, Untitled, from the series Family, 2005 © Miguel Godinho, Untitled (left + right), from the series Entre nós…

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┐ Jorge Miguel └

© Jorge Miguel, Untitled, from the series Mó, 2010 © Jorge Miguel, Untitled, from the series Mó, 2010 © Jorge Miguel, Untitled, from the series Mó, 2010 © Jorge Miguel, Untitled, from the series Mó, 2010 “Mó is a village in the central region of Portugal with only 13 inhabitants, in one of the most…

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┐ Ana Marta └

© Ana Marta, Untitled, from the series Palm Trees don’t belong here, Porto Santo, Portugal, 2012 © Ana Marta, Untitled, from the series Palm Trees don’t belong here, Porto Santo, Portugal, 2012 © Ana Marta, Untitled, from the series Palm Trees don’t belong here, Porto Santo, Portugal, 2012 © Ana Marta, Untitled, from the series…

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┐ Robbie Nolan └

© Robbie Nolan, Untitled, from Trees © Robbie Nolan, Untitled, from Trees “The poet Keats spoke of how the ‘cold philosophy’ of science would, by explaining the mechanics of the physical world “unweave a rainbow”. In a sense the aim of this series of photographs was to display the falsity of this claim when related…

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┐ Erwan Frotin └

© Erwan Frotin, Pain à Pieds Bleus, from the series Sketch, 2006 © Erwan Frotin, Perdreau Fantôme, from the series Sketch, 2006   “Patiently elaborated images emerge, shapes and colours, dissonant or incongruous at first glance, astonish and confuse the viewer.” Marco Costantini, @ Still life as a chimera More of Erwan’s work here

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┐ Wladd Muta └

© Wladd Muta, Hypercops 1 On Mountains, 2011 © Wladd Muta Les pétales des fleurs de grenouilles, “AnUra-Flora“, se développent dans un tout premier temps à partir des tissus pulmonaires du batracien (fig.1.). L’amorce de la mutation utilise les traces génétiques fantômes des branchies du stade larvaire (têtards). Le pétale se constitue ensuite exclusivement sur…

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┐ Jean-Noël Pazzi └

© Jean-Noël Pazzi, figure 5 – les cadavres exquis, from the project In(ter)vention © Jean-Noël Pazzi, forêt 6 – paysage, from the project In(ter)vention © Jean-Noël Pazzi, figure 3 – les cadavres exquis, from the project In(ter)vention “Ménager les site frappés de croyance comme indispensable territoire d’errement de l’esprit. Gilles Clément Manifeste du tiers paysage…

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┐ Tobias Kruse └

  © Tobias Kruse, The Parting, school leaving examination year 2007 of Carl-von-Ossietzky-Gymnasium, Berlin Pankow, on the graduation trip at Lake Balaton, Siofok, May 2007, Hungary. “Alcoholism extends the impersonal and transcendental event of the ‘crack up’ across a life by way of a caesura of time. Alcoholism, Deleuze writes, ‘hardens’ the present (Deleuze 1990:…

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┐ Jessica Sumerling └

© Jessica Sumerling, Living room, from the series Grow Heathrow, 2010 © Jessica Sumerling, Keith’s winter shower, from the series Grow Heathrow, 2010 © Jessica Sumerling, Tilly and Aimee, from the series Grow Heathrow, 2010 As modern society has been burdened with social, political and environmental challenges, people have become disenchanted with our current way…

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║ Ryan McGinley ║

caption (image above): © Ryan McGinley, Parakeets, 2011.   © Ryan McGinley, Untitled (Black Bear), 2007 © Ryan McGinley, Coley (Running Rainbow), 2007   “The inspirational images for the project were culled from the kinds of amateur photography that appeared in nudist magazines during the 60s and early 70s. McGinley would sit with his models…

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Body Modification

© Ana Mendieta A linguagem dos signos tomou conta das imagens. É certo e não é de agora. Noutros contextos, que não o da arte, o uso e abuso dos mesmos sistemas poderia levar-nos a desacreditar o fim, apesar da intenção. Contudo, no mundo da imagem e da música até, a recorrência aos alicerces que…

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