Tania Smith - Untitled (domestic gestures) The videos that comprise the 'Untitled (domestic gestures)' series show absurd moments of escape. Like the slapstick of Buster Keaton, a woman is trapped in a loop of pleasure and anxiety. The videos are an archive of absurd gestures - repetitious, futile, joyous, and mischievous. They are intended to be humorous, and have a slapstick quality to them, referencing the humanism of the heroes of the silent era. Everyday objects become absurd props in…
2011 Tenants Untitled Movement Photos: by Iveta Vaivode & Rolands Peterkops 2011. The story tells moments in the character’s life that are lost between reality and surrealism. from one set of neighbors to others, from one room to the next. Moving to a new environment always makes you get used to new mystical noises, strange objects, loud or too quiet neighbors, and other peculiarities connected with the apartment.
Untitled Sinzi’s photos usually bear a similar perspective – shot from eye-level, capturing a singular moment that implies a larger history, and carrying themselves through familiar shapes and objects but reimagined through a bit more creative of an angle. And somehow viewers always carry a feeling like they have been there before when they look at one of the artist’s humbling shots. This photo is no different, dancing back and forth between primary colors across the frame, exhibiti..
Kai Althoff - Borrowing from moments of history, religious iconography, and counter-cultural movements, Althoff creates imaginary environments in which paintings, sculpture, drawing, video, and found objects commingle. Tapping a multitude of sources, from Germanic folk traditions to recent popular culture, from medieval and gothic religious imagery to early modern expressionism, Althoff’s characters inhabit imaginary worlds that serve as allegories for human experience and emotion.