Posts with tag Confrontation

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Tess Hurrell – Chaology

The Chaology series grew from Tess Hurrell’s fascination with the visual power of the photographed explosion. These silent and still forms are created from images…

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Johannes Kahrs

The work of Johannes Kahrs (b. 1965) confronts the viewer with dark ensembles of the banal and the horrible: violence, rage and sexuality. The starting point…

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Cara Phillips – Singular Beauty

In 1907, Charles Miller wrote the first medical text on ‘beauty surgery’. The book provided instructions to combat the signs of aging, including a procedure…

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Christophe Agou – Les faits secondaires

Les faits secondaires takes us on a journey about and around the journey, around the moment, the continuous stream of moments, around the experience. With…

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Lost & Found Project: Family Photos Swept Away by the 2011 Tsunami in East Japan

After the first medical assistance and the search for survivors, the laborious act of cleaning up and reconstruction after the Tsunami of March 11th, 2011,…

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Imran Qureshi

The work of the Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi brings together two extremes: clear traces of death and violence with the tranquillity of miniatures. Qureshi, trained as…

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Shirin Fakhim – Tehran Prostitutes

Shirin Fakhim’s Tehran Prostitutes uses absurd and sympathetic humour to address issues surrounding the Persian working-girl circuit. In 2002 it was estimated that there were…