Posts Tagged ‘Ann Hamilton’

Ann Hamilton: The Common S E N S E at Henry Art Gallery

Ann Hamilton, the common S E N S E, 2014, courtesy of Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. Photo: Jonathan Vanderweit.

I was instantly drawn to the Siberian Rubythroat. It must have been the vibrant red flash of exposed underbelly that first caught my eye, but it was the bird’s placement that focused my attention, a diminutive creature adrift in a mauve fog. The Rubythroat is just one of 200 animal specimens that have been scanned, printed in multiple, and hung in a mosaic of thick[…..]

HELP DESK: Majors and Media

Brad Carlile, One-o, 2011. Photograph (no digital manipulation), 30" x 40"

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling — or any other activity related to — contemporary art. Together, we’ll sort through some of art’s thornier issues. Email helpdesk@dailyserving.com with your questions. All submissions remain anonymous. HELP DESK is sponsored in part by KQED.org. This week’s column is accompanied by photographs by Brad Carlile, whose work is[…..]

See Yourself Sensing – or What it Feels Like to be a Cyborg

We are all cyborgs… as Donna Haraway proclaimed in her 1991 manifesto. The fusion of man and machine in popular culture, scientific exploration and artistic production in the late 20th century, was loaded with fear, alongside great aspirations, of genetic engineering, technological advances and mechanisms of control. However, the anxiety of the future that was expressed in 1990s art with the exploration of digital interfaces[…..]