Mario Garcia Torres
Je ne sais si c’en est la cause, 2009, double 35 mm slide installation, colour, sound artist site
First Principles of the Third World of Photography...
THE WORLD BEYOND DOCUMENTATION AND PURISM ONE TEXT AND IMAGES BY CLARENCE JOHN LAUGHLIN The Eye That Never Sleeps, 1946 ONE In Photography, as in all arts, the quality of the human imagination is the only thing that counts - technique, and technical proficiency, mean nothing in themselves. TWO There is no essential reason why the creative imagination cannot work with a ray of light acting...
Stefen Chow: The Poverty Line
Stefen Chow’s latest series, The Poverty Line, surveys the value of 3.28 Renminbi, the daily wage for many in China, which averages about $0.49. Interesting to see the rations juxtaposed against these newspapers, a subliminal reminder of the wealth that cultivates industries like media and advertising. Chow says, “This is not an emotional analysis of what it means to be poor. It is an...
Walid Raad, from the series "Miraculous...
A. BROOMBERG & O. CHANARIN: PEOPLE IN TROUBLE...
Culture3/Sheet72/Frame3, 2011 qn 12/Sheet 24, 2011 30 November 96/ Sheet 30-37, 2011 42/Sheet3, 2011 Untitled (Grieving), 2011 Untitled (Hand with microphone), 2011 Untitled (People saluting), 2011 For those of you in Paris, LE BAL will be hosting the book launch for “People In Trouble”. March 31st, at 7pm.
Arien Valizadeh: Terrorist Romance
Selections from “Suicide Bombers in Love”, 2010 5 ft. x 6 ft. Sumi-ink , brush and potato on paper Remove the veil so I may gaze upon the rose garden for the last time Give up your body and you won’t desire a shirt Mohammad!, Mohammad! What is the fire of bullet when the heart is aflame In my melancholy and distraction while dwelling on his image,...
Martha Colburn: Destiny Manifesto.
Martha Colburn, Destiny Manifesto, 2007, animation sheet, dvd 8 min.