From the album "An Awesome Wave." Indochina, Capa jumps Jeep, two feet creep up the road To photo, to record meat lumps and war, They advance as does his chance -- very yellow white flash. A violent wrench grips mass, rips light, tears limbs like rags, Burst so high finally Capa lands, Mine is a watery pit. Painless with immense… Continue reading HAPPY BIRTHDAY Capa – listen to this:
Marvin Heiferman has been a great inspiration for all of us this semester. Slidefest has been a collaboration pushing and moving us as a class. We realized that being busy together we would agree much more on decisions and trust one another as colleagues. I feel we have improved in pure process. Each of us has our own unique… Continue reading Reflections upon Slidefest.
Turell, you turn me around - I can't turn my head anymore - you move me so my head is falling off! Meeting is one of JamesTurell’s Skyspace pieces – a site – specific installation at Moma PS1 since 1986. With time I have come to know this installation as a breath - a… Continue reading BLUE HOUR.
Bridget and I met a few days after her show and had a conversation. I had a river of questions for her, and I tried to keep the approach open and free. Bridget is intelligent and means a lot for ICP. She is an inspiration and a commanding presence, and we sense her reflective mind. The questions… Continue reading Bridget de Gersigny : INTERVIEW by Emilie Lundstrøm
I changed my mind about Picasso's Bull's Head as I wondered about its childlike ease. At first It frustrated me that I did not use to think as much about objects around me as I had ought to do. In the creating process the creator will often reach out, - far away. I would drive to a trash place near my highschool… Continue reading Picasso’s Bull’s Head.
We have to choose one piece of art that we changed our mind about? Reflecting on this assignment twiddling my thumbs there is actually a lot of work I have changed my mind about over the years. But to choose one of the latest discoveries: after taking my photography class in alternative non- silver processes… Continue reading Oh Dear, Anna Atkins, Why – Why – Why?
Cyprien Gaillard, Dust Lines, Mono.kultur#24, Summer 2010 There is something delicate about this little booklet by Cyprien Gaillard: the smell of the pages, the beautiful binding. I felt like the only one owning a copy, even though I myself priced all of the 20 copies, we had ordered home, Saturday while working at my internship… Continue reading PICTURESQUE VENTURES INTO ABANDONED SITES
Photographs not taken – collection of photographers’ essays – edited by William steacy/introduction by lyle rexer A comforting fresh breeze – seasons changing – the book photographs not taken - can inspire the most uninspired. Flick to any page and you get filled up with new ideas. Immediately you will focus and your mind will… Continue reading Photographs not taken – collection of photographers’ essays – edited by William steacy/introduction by lyle rexer
"Who is the art world's greatest villain?" was Nayland Blake's question to the Class of 2014 during last week's Graduate Seminar. From challenging the existence of a villain at all, to psychological malaises and whale killing, click-through to see the responses of Kathy Akey, Laura A González, Kasia Gumpert, Marina Leybishkis, Xavier Luján, Emilie Lundstrøm, Nina Méndez-Martí, Juana Romero, Aline Shkurovich, Kory Trolio,… Continue reading The Greatest Villain of the Art World
I have chosen to project and reflect on is THE TOOLBOX When I was around 10 years old I found that my father’s toolbox was the most masculine, untouchable and mysterious I could come across.… Continue reading The Essential Tool