Archive for the 'Photography' Category

Iñaki Bonillas at Projecte SD

Friday, September 17th, 2010

From the series Los Ojos, 2010. Photogravure.

Iñaki Bonillas is what we can aptly define as a conceptual photographer. Since 2003, Bonilla has been working from his grandfather’s photographic archive, appropriating images and creating installations and sculptural works that question the very notion of the photographic image. In his work, the personal and biographical merge with the scientific and theoretical in subtle but mesmerizing ways. For his upcoming show at ProjecteSD Gallery, titled Ghost Stories of an Antiquary after the M.R. James book of the same name, Bonilla presents images that reflect upon the inherent contradictions of the photographic image the image through ideas discussed by Barthes and Blanchot.[...]

Myritza Castillo

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Myritza Castillo works within a very precise and calculated set-stage offering an often disjointed narrative that straddles the theatrical with the performative. Working mostly with photography and video, Castillo constructs and seemingly deconstructs narrative sequences that through pictorial motifs display very specific moments in time.[...]

Maria Friberg

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Transmission (2010) is a film and photographic series by Swedish artist Maria Friberg that deals with concepts of masculinity, power and progress. For this project, Friberg has photographed a series of automobiles from underneath to reveal some of their mechanical components.

Michael Wolf

Friday, June 25th, 2010

In a diverse array of photographic projects Michael Wolf explores the complex cultural identities of China and Hong Kong, where he has lived since 1995.

Walter Niedermayr

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Italian based photographer Walter Niedermayr chooses to photograph alpine landscapes that express the relationship between man and nature. Sometimes climbing all day to reach the desired altitude, Niedermayr presents viewers with a panoramic view of mountains reminiscent of the tradition of Germainic Romantic painting and the work of Caspar David Friedrich.[...]

Thomas Struth at Marian Goodman Gallery

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Thomas Struth (1954, Geldern) is mostly known for his photographs of urban structures of postwar Germany and later on for exploring intimate social structures through the family portrait. For his most recent show at Marian Goodman Gallery, Struth takes viewers inside industrial and scientific structures of technological production such as pharmaceutical plants, space stations, nuclear facilities and physics institutes.[...]

Francesca Woodman

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Francesca Woodman was without a doubt one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, paving the way for other artists such as Sam Taylor-Wood and Cindy Sherman.[...]

Nicolas Moulin

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Berlin-based artist Nicolas Moulin’s photographs presents us with quite a strange world; deserted landscape where bizarre structures hover over the natural world and seemingly become an extension of it. Some resemble World War II bunkers or even the last remains of a lost world, emphasizing the ways we relate to our immediate surroundings, be them real or imaginary.[...]

Isidro Blasco

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Isidro Blasco uses digital photography and humble building materials to assemble three-dimensional images that reconstruct interior spaces, private or domestic and outdoor environments.[...]

Damián Ucieda Cortés

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Damián Ucieda Cortés gives us a committed look in his photographs, in which the staging of the characters, lighting and marking of the author are key to building a parallel and disturbing “trueth”, invaded by enigmas and questions unresolved.[...]

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