┐ Zlatko Kopljar └

© Zlatko Kopljar, from the series K11, 2007 © Zlatko Kopljar, from the series K11, 2007 Although Zlatko is known for his performances (his k9 compassion series leading the show), I hereby present two photographs from a series intended to dignify his fellow colleagues and artists who never aimed to be apart of the mainstream,…

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┐ Chen Qiulin └

© Chen Qiulin, Ellisis’s Series No. 3, 2002 (photograph) © Chen Qiulin, Peach Blossom, 2009 (dvd still) At a time when her understanding of contemporary art was still limited, Chen was unexpectedly invited to partake in Parabola, a satellite show of the First Chengdu Biennale (2001). On this occasion she created Ellisis (. . .…

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┐ Christina Georgiou └

© Christina Georgiou, Sewing the Green line, 8 August 2011 Photos and video stills by Maria Georgiou, Anna Stylianidou, Julia Andreou © Christina Georgiou, Sewing the Green line, 10 August 2011 Photos and video stills by Maria Georgiou, Anna Stylianidou, Julia Andreou “mapping the body is a practice-led research realized in Nicosia city. During the…

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┐ 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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┐ Tarrah Krajnak and Danielle Julian-Norton └

© Tarrah Krajnak and Danielle Julian-Norton, Alone (Heart Abortion), 2010 © Tarrah Krajnak and Danielle Julian-Norton, Untitled (Heart Abortion), 2010 Suite42 is a collaborative founded in 2009 by Tarrah Krajnak and Danielle Julian-Norton. Their collaborative performance based projects explore the struggle of the artist within a contemporary context and the process of collaboration itself. Their…

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┐ Olivia Hicks └

© Olivia Hicks © Olivia Hicks “Using architectural theory as point of departure, my work explores the permeabilities between the body, complex emotional states and architectural spaces. I am interested in the sculptural idea of the room as a container or vessel, which objects and emotions can pour in and out of, and drain, leak…

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┐ Sachiko Abe └

© Liverpool Biennial, 2010 “For around 10 hours a day, Sachiko Abe sits on a white mattress on the floor behind long, gauze curtains cutting paper. Curls of paper as thin as wires hang from the ceiling and billow in piles on the ground; it is like an ice palace. Sachiko, a postgraduate at the…

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┐ Gillian Mairi Alexander └

© Gillian Mairi Alexander, Woman with Strawberry Laces for Hair, 2011 © Gillian Mairi Alexander, Of This Earth, 2011 © Gillian Mairi Alexander, Dusting, 2011 Installation view: The Icing Table, Dusting, The Crowning of The Cake Princess and Of This Earth, Glasgow School of Art Degree Show 2011 “Long has been my adoration for cake.…

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┐ Kathleen Robbins └

© Kathleen Robbins, Untitled, from The Hostess Project “In an effort to further inhabit my grandmother’s memories as a young wife, I began an autobiographical, photographic record of my experiences with her recipe journal. This ongoing project is as much a social experiment as a nostalgic experience. I dress in her clothing, prepare meals based…

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┐ Laurence Demaison └

© Laurence Demaison, Bobine n°1, from the series Bobines, 2007 © Laurence Demaison, Photographie n°15, 2005 “The photographic work of Laurence Demaison is exclusively made of self-portraits. Since 1994, she has made of her body and her face the subjects and the objects of the photographic exploration to which she is dedicated with obstinacy. Through…

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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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║ Estelle Hanania ║

© Estelle Hanania, Untitled, from the series Demoniac Babble, 2007 © Estelle Hanania, Untitled, from the series Demoniac Babble, 2007 “In 2007, Estelle Hanania went to a remote mountainous part of Switzerland to take ambiguous and challenging images of an actual Embodied Nature. For days, she tagged along a group of a dozen of men,…

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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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║ Lisa Klasptock ║

© Lisa Klapstock, Beige sofa, from the series Living room, 2004 © Lisa Klapstock, Yellow armchair, from the series Living room, 2000 “Since 1998, I have been developing a body of work shot exclusively in laneways around my neighbourhood in downtown Toronto. The laneway is a discrete and relatively uncontrolled urban space where the boundary…

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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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║ Nicky Bird ║

© Nicky Bird in collaboration with Mary Kennedy, Lethanhill, Dunaskin, Lethanhill old school 1940-1?, from the series Beneath the surface / Hidden place, 2008 © Nicky Bird in collaboration with Mary Kennedy, Craigmillar, Edinburgh Back Green, Back of Niddrie mains drive summer 1968, from the series Beneath the surface / Hidden place, 2007 “The history…

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║ Hannah Wilke ║

All reproductions of Hannah Wilke’s work were removed due to copyrights issues. Here’s the link to her virtual home. “The motif of symbolic woundedness, as tied to the social experience of femininity, prefigured Wilke’s development of physical illness, a lymphoma diagnosed in 1987 and around which the Intra-Venus series was articulated. While Wilke’s work from…

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║ Mika Rottenberg ║

© Mika Rottenberg, Performance Still (PJ & Cheryl), from the series Performance Stills, 2008 © Mika Rottenberg, Performance Still (Raqui on Pete), from the series Performance Stills, 2008  © Mika Rottenberg, Performance Still (Kat legs & Torso), from the series Performance Stills, 2008 “Bodies, at once repulsive and sensual, larger-than-life and ever-so-ordinary, are vital to factories: their products appropriated;…

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