Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

Rachel Khedoori

Artist Rachel Khedoori explores encounters with space and their psychological implications.  According to the Venice Biennale’s Making Worlds catalog, Khedoori’s art practice ‘invites viewers to see hidden or forgotten spaces’ – spaces that are ‘generated by the limits of memory’.  In Cave Model, presented at that show, Khedoori referenced Plato’s Cave Myth and cited it as a source of inspiration.  Yet her art practice deviates[.....]

Jonathan Torgovnik and Heather McClintock

The College of Charleston‘s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents a photographic exhibition that pairs Jonathan Torgovnik‘s Intended Consequences: Rwandan Children Born of Rape and Heather McClintock‘s The Innocents:  Casualties of the Civil War in Northern Uganda.  Torgovnik and McClintock’s respective photographic series address specific African humanitarian crises through capturing a selection of survivors in photographic portrait. Jonathan Torgovnik’s series Intended Consequences: Rwandan Children Born[.....]

Milton Rogovin

The Henry Art Gallery at Seattle’s University of Washington is hosting a rare kind of exhibition: a 100th birthday show for a living artist. Milton Rogovin, who began his career as a documentary photographer in the early 1950s and was still working as recently as 2002, will turn 100 on December 31, 2009 and the exhibition is unambiguously titled Happy 100th Birthday, Milton Rogovin! This,[.....]

Richard Mosse: The Fall

On view through December 23, 2009 at Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City is the new photographic series, The Fall, by Irish artist Richard Mosse. For the exhibition, Mosse has created a series of epic landscape-based documentary photographs that survey a variety of wreckage in remote locations such as the Patagonian Andes and the Yukon Territories. Images of downed planes, exploded cars, and dirt[.....]