Donovan Wylie: Invisible Architectures of War

The watchtower is not, typically, an offensive weapon. It’s an anticipatory instrument, a hedge against the inevitability of future conflict. By Eugenie Shinkle, ASX, July 2015 Built in the 1950s, the Distant Early Warning line, or DEW line, was a system of radar stations stretching across northern Canada from Alaska to Greenland. Its job was […]

ASX.TV: Jeff Wall – “Tableaux Pictures Photographs 1996-2013” (2014)

  How much does Jeff Wall leave to chance? And what is the subtle difference between fiction and the imaginary? Wall (1948) is eager to challenge preconceived notions and expectations, also about his own work. Days before the opening of the exhibition Jeff Wall: Tableaux Pictures Photographs 1996-2013, the artist and curator of photography Hripsimé […]

An Interview with Fred Herzog – ‘In His Own Words’ (excerpts)

“I was aware I was taking art. That’s the conceit of young people. I knew that what I am doing is not only unique, but that someday I’m going to unpack that and shock people with it.”   Fred Herzog In His Own Words, from interviews with John Mackie of the Vancouver Sun in June, […]

ASX.TV: Jeff Wall – “Meet Jeff Wall” (2011)

Meet Jeff Wall In presence of Joël Benzakin and Hans De Wolf Monday 23.05.2011 19:30 Centre for Fine Arts Rencontre avec Jeff Wall en présence de Joël Benzakin et Hans De Wolf Lundi 23.05.2011 19:30 Palais des Beaux-Arts Ontmoeting met Jeff Wall In aanwezigheid van Joël Benzakin en Hans De Wolf Maandag 23.05.2011 19:30 Paleis […]

ASX.TV: Jeff Wall – “Jeff Wall in Dresden” (German) (2010)

Der Kanadier Jeff Wall gilt als Ikone der modernen Fotografie. Seine Arbeiten vereinen Fotografie, Film und Malerei. Manche seiner Motive wirken auf den ersten Blick völlig unspektakulär. Aber dann kann man sich der Wirkung der in großformatigen Leuchtkästen präsentierten Arbeiten nicht entziehen. KULTUR.21 trifft Jeff Wall in Dresden, wo er gerade eine große Ausstellung hat.