The first integrally comprehensive show of New York based artist Roni Horn, ashow which negotiations perception, memory, passage of time, identity and representation. Often working in pairs and series and the use of water as reflections of identity is Horn a thematic predominant in her work, be it her photographes or her large cut glass sculptures. Still Water, like the River Thames, is a stunning photo series of water underlined by footnotes which give anecdotes and refrences from films and […]
The Whitney present’s Omer Fast’s three part video installation Nostalgia, which combines dark fictitious dramatizations with documentary and futuristic fantasy. Fast also has a concurrent show at Postmasters Gallery in New York.
Such a pleasure to see an exhibition by David Rokeby, I went to see a lecture given by him when I was a university student at York University.Profiling is an interesting commentary on ‘the war on terrorism’ and the use of technology and survielance videos and photography to create digital profiles. Commenting on privacy and identity. The space with two large screens, one traces ghostly shadows by a camera which registers heat emmisions within the room. This projection is looped […]
Rudolf Stingel an awe inspiring exhibition at the Whitney in New York is a visually tactile experience. Stingel interogates the surface and integrity of painting in several forms, creating an exhibition that at once reflective, velvety, dull, punctured, yet vibrant and constantly radiating. Golden wall paper of a sultry velour like texture prints, mirrored floors, large black sultry portraits titled Portraits of Sam. Soiled carpets for wall paper. Abstract paintings of silver varnish layered on red and white grounds. Aluminum […]