Posts Tagged ‘Fiona Tan’

Paradise Lost at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore

Trinh T. Minh-ha. Surname Viet Given Name Nam, 1989 (film still); 16mm; 108 min. Courtesy of Moongift Films.

“Southern Asia, in general, is the seat of awful images and associations. As the cradle of the human race, it would alone have a dim and reverential feeling connected with it… [the] mere antiquity of Asiatic things, of their institutions, histories, modes of faith, &c., is so impressive, that to me the vast age of the race and name overpowers the sense of youth in[.....]

Tales of the City

'Roni Horn, 'This is me, this is you' (1998/2000) detail from installation of 12 photographs. ©Roni Horn, courtesy Hauser & Wirth, Zürich & London. Presented by the Art Fund under Art Fund International

Across a two-year period beginning from 1998, Roni Horn took photographs of her niece Georgia, that are on show in an installation at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Glasgow. A set of prints are placed on one side of a wall, seeming to trace a path of growth as Georgia adopts a different hairstyle, posture, and way of expressing herself to the camera.[.....]