Posts Tagged ‘intervention’

The Lasting Concept at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty. Testing VIII, 2016 (detail); microphone stand and asparagus, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and (gallery). Photo: Evan La Londe/WORKSIGHTED

The Lasting Concept at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) is, by design, chronically unsure of its form. Initially conceptualized as a publication of the same name, the exhibition explores the nagging, process-driven revelation of being unable to excise a particular understanding from one’s thinking. With content that requires a method of digestion similar to reading, the exhibition’s connection to experimental publishing is evident. It’s[…..]

Fan Mail: Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor. SORRY, 2015; wood, steel, paint, hardware; 24 x 43 x 32 in. Courtesy of the artist.

At the risk of having his artwork go unrecognized, Paul Taylor creates subtle interventions in land- and cityscapes. His works simultaneously embody and critique the influence of the quotidian. To achieve such interventions, Taylor works with an array of media: film, video, concrete, ink, graphite, plants, and found industrial and construction material. Much of Taylor’s work appears as though he simply found a perfect organization[…..]

Manifest.AR at the ICA, Boston

This spring, the Manifest.AR collective is presenting new and established augmented reality (AR) artworks at the ICA during the 2011 Boston Cyberarts festival. Approximately 16 artists will present their incorporeal digital art in and around the ICA. Some will be site-specific works that respond to the architecture of the museum and some will aim to juxtapose their work against the existing physical exhibitions in the[…..]

Karin Sander at n.b.k.

My natural tendency, when looking at trash in an art gallery, is to play detective and treat the waste as anthropological evidence. For her solo show at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Karin Sander has cut six holes in the floor of the gallery’s administrative office where trash cans used to sit. Located directly above the gallery, the administration’s waste now falls down from the office space[…..]

Vibeke Jensen

Over the past decade digital media artist Vibeke Jensen has continued to investigate elements of urban spaces usually by creating an intervention between the art and the individuals who occupy a particular space. Before working in digital media, the artist studied and graduated from University of Trondheim, Norway with a Master of Architecture (1987) and Architectural Association School of Architecture, London (1992). With a key[…..]