٠ The ‘ancient’ art of cut & paste (using one’s own hands, if you can imagine) ٠

© Christine Gensheimer, Hunde, 2007. Photo-collage. © Christine Gensheimer, Eberhards, 2010. Photo-collage. © Maria Kassab, Fauve. Paper collage. © Maria Kassab, Sans-titre. Paper collage. © Maria Kassab, Slow This Bird Down, 2013. Photo-collage. © Isabel Reitemeyer, Herr A. und Frau I., 2008. Collage. © Isabel Reitemeyer, Frau L.. Collage. © Isabel Reitemeyer, Auf dem Arm.…

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٠ Love & Chance ٠

Chance having been defined as “the encounter of an external causality and an internal finality,” we have to ascertain whether a certain kind of “encounter” – in this case the essential one, that is, by definition the most subjectivized one of all – can be considered under the angle of chance without our immediately seeming…

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┐ WR: Mysteries of the Organism └

“As for Wilhelm Reich himself, upon whose ideas and career the film is largely based, today he seems less like a sex radical than like a crypto-conservative without knowing it. Reich’s glorification of the orgasm is actually quite heteronormative and prescriptive, as well as being entirely caught up within the discursive deployment of sexuality-as-liberation, described…

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┐ Kirsten Hoving └

© Kirsten Hoving, Birth of the star system, from the series Night Wanderers, 2010 © Kirsten Hoving, Music of the Spheres, from the series Night Wanderers, 2010 © Kirsten Hoving, Cassiopeia, from the series Night Wanderers, 2010 “Night Wanderers is a series of photographs envisioning the cosmos. I photograph objects and nineteenth-century photographs frozen in…

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┐ Robert Seydel – Book of Ruth └

© Robert Seydel, all Untitled, from Book of Ruth, collages, c. 2000-09 Robert Seydel’s “Book of Ruth is an alchemical assemblage that composes the life of his alter ego, Ruth Greisman—spinster, Sunday painter, and friend to Joseph Cornell and Marcel Duchamp. Through collages, drawings, and journal entries from Ruth’s imagined life, Seydel invokes her interior…

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┐ Gemma Marmalade └

© Gemma Marmalade, from the series Animals, 2008 © Gemma Marmalade, from the series Animals, 2008 “Animal is a series of photographic portraits of a woman Gemma met on an internet dating/networking website in 2006. Without knowing anything of the artist or her motivations to make contact, the woman engaged in sending photographs of herself…

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┐ Ting Cheng └

@ Ting Cheng, Icy Yoga Lesson, 2012 @ Ting Cheng, Where is my home, 2009 excerpt from an interview by Alexandra Plesner, from Dazed Digital Dazed Digital: Your images give the impression of a dreamer, trying to escape this asylum called life. Why does this concept fascinate you so much? Ting Cheng: As human beings,…

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┐ Jakob Hunosøe └

@ Jakob Hunosøe, Thermos placed on lamp , from the series Out of Order, 2012 framed, 46,5 x 46,5 cm, Archival Fiber Print, edition of 5 @ Jakob Hunosøe, Tin pot and ceramic pot touching electric kettle on plate , from the series On Things Ordinary, 2010 framed, 46,5 x 46,5 cm, Archival Fiber Print,…

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┐ Sabrina Biancuzzi └

© Sabrina Biancuzzi, Untitled, from the series L’instant P, 1986 © Sabrina Biancuzzi, Untitled, from the series L’instant P “Specialised in film photography and old-style development processes, Sabrina Biancuzzi is both a photographer and engraver. A young woman passionate about what she does, she loves both working in the lab and the grain of film…

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┐ Michel Medinger └

© Michel Medinger, chicken feet and striglithium, 2001 © Michel Medinger, aubergine albino “Working with a host of organic and inorganic shapes and forms, Medinger creates marvelously idiosyncratic tableaux that explore the dynamic interaction between object, form and meaning. Like a 19th-century cabinet of scientific curiosities, Medinger’s pictures of incon­gruous and decidedly Dadaesque juxtapositions of…

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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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║ Lauren Simonutti ║

© Lauren Simonutti, Hallway, from Home series © Lauren Simonutti, Hallway, from Home series “A house, to which one expects to return but does not, becomes a relic. I stepped out the door one day for what I anticipated would be a moment and did not return for weeks. The impetus for the absence is…

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