Death Mort Tod: A European Book of the Dead

“Europe is…people. Its challenge is the bane of enlightenment that various historiographies lament upon its misshapen mass with its fluid borders, its guilt and its appropriated columns of toppled regimes”

Ruth Van Beek: The Arrangist

“If you are of a certain generation you will be able to read the work or at least the genesis of its flow by association to children’s television, gardening and cooking books on your grandparents shelves…”

Kensuke Koike & Thomas Sauvin: No Cut Left to Chance

“So, when you look at these images, you have to understand the basic principal of the work, but also a sort of mythical sacred geometric ability to render form within an existing image that which has been removed with an exactitude of skill much above that which most people are able.”

Geraldo de Barros: What Remains is a Gift

“It is not as a blackout from his own memory but to revitalise the missing parts, to allow himself and the viewer to fall into the image, to find oneself in that space.”

Keiichi Tanaami on “Pop Art”

“I have never thought of myself as a pop artist. However, when I was young there was a time when I was influenced by the methodologies and techniques of pop artists, such as Warhol.”

Interview Ruth Van Beek: Folded Dramas @ Unseen

 “For me the attraction of photography has always been very attached to it’s physical appearance. The old analogue album photo, a pass photo in a wallet, a damaged picture found on the street. The combination of what is on the image and the shape that its is in provides the image with an important extra […]

Suzanne Perrottet: A Fragmentary Discourse of Bodies in Subtle and Grotesque Exertion

“Perrottet was an obsessive recorder of the physical possibilities of the human body, from its most subtle gestures to its most grotesque exertions”.   By Eugenie Shinkle, ASX, May 2015 When dancer Suzanne Perrottet died in 1983, she left behind an extensive archive. Amongst the notes, letters, documents, and photographs were a number of banana […]

Katrien de Blauwer: The Slowly Cinematic Anti-Narrative; Fragmentary Discourse

 Standing in front of mirrors, learning to speak alien words by watching our mouths form sounds. The same mirror that is lethal, severing the rest of her body from its mouth. By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, April 2015 There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it. -Alfred Hitchcock Perusing images with […]