Debasement Triptych

Debasement Triptych

Apr 19, 2013

In 2012 Robert Hickerson collaborated with his parents on a series of performances and installations which reevaluated their relationship as a family. Hickerson’s parents had been divorced for several years prior and had not spoken to one another. Starting with These are My Parents, they came together to produce work which materialized how they each […]

Optical Fields

Optical Fields

Apr 19, 2013

That which is logical and phenomenological derives one out of another in continuous flux. As the subject of an image shifts, the viewer is transferred to an altered mode of visuality and thinking. With a background in both painting and photography, my studio practice consists of a series of projects that investigate the dichotomy between […]

Monuments

Monuments

Apr 19, 2013

For this work I used Google Images search engine to collect images of monuments that are located in Israel. Israel’s landscape is covered with many different kinds of monuments. These monuments with either national or international significance all have a political and social stance. The main reason for their existence is to mold and create […]

Film Digitalia, No. 4

Film Digitalia, No. 4

Apr 14, 2013

My work is primarily concerned with negotiating the role of materiality in the moving image, particularly at a time when it is becoming more and more common and practical to work digitally. I am interested in finding ways in which the digital and the electronic can have surface and texture, not as an illusion of materiality, but on the terms […]

A Clearing In The Woods, 1969/2012

A Clearing In The Woods, 1969/2012

Apr 14, 2013

Magali Duzant is an artist based in New York exploring notions of transcendence, personal experiences made collective, and the language of the unknown. Utilizing projections, photographs, installations, and text her works plumb desire for otherworldly events, intimacy across distances, both digital and physical, whilst examining the act of looking as a matter of faith and […]

Images, Objects, and Content

Images, Objects, and Content

Apr 14, 2013

This work looks at the image in contemporary culture. I am interested in the image’s context-driven potential to become something other than what it was intended to be, as in the souvenir or the meme, and in its heightened susceptibility to conceptual shifts through tagging. My recent work focuses on generic and heavily used imagery […]

Untitled (Mad Clowns)

Untitled (Mad Clowns)

Apr 14, 2013

Shot on location at The Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride, in Gradyville, Pennsylvania this single channel video piece is an example of Cherrin’s absurdist scenes. Cherrin’s video surveys an array of masked characters existing in and responding to the world. Within Cherrin’s works Symbolism is used to make illogical connections. His work often juxtaposes the […]

Relics

Relics

Apr 13, 2013

Relics is an installation that utilizes two video channels and two charcoal drawings. The videos depict surreal settings in Breezy Point NY; two weeks after Hurricane Sandy, along with scenes inside a sterile space displaying fragments from a windup clock. Within both spaces, a blindfolded character is present, and is forced to observe the cross […]

Palestine Interrupted

Palestine Interrupted

Apr 13, 2013

Adam Abel is a New York based artist working with photography, video and film. He has been making work about the relationship between narrative and Palestine for the last three years. He has spent significant time living and filming in the West Bank for his upcoming feature documentary film Qalqilya. Qalqilya tells the story of […]

Report From The Front

Report From The Front

Apr 4, 2013

Report from the Front  (2011, 4mins 30 secs) by Aziz+Cucher is a single-channel video that turns an archeological excavation site into a potential battlefield whereby viewers are confronted with themes of land ownership, history and digging, and searching for a trace of belonging and meaning. The piece uses documentary footage that presents the facts and labor behind […]