Thursday, July 28, 2011
Thursday, July 21, 2011
"Hold Me Close to Your Heart" by Patricia Piccinini
Arter Gallery, Istanbul
Puzzling and overwhelming experince, walking through this exhibition . First you see the shiny motorbikes who are in-love, then many of these "unnatural" and "freakish" creatures composed with natural, almost life-like human figures.
More on Patricia Piccinini
Friday, July 15, 2011
"...That atmosphere is really important for me and especially for my work. I am not interested in what will happen, but only about what’s going on directly before that..."from the interview with the artist by Patrick Tsai, more on talking barnacles
Monday, July 4, 2011
"Larger than Life Sculptures from another Universe "
massive great sculptures by Adrian Villar Rojas
photos by Oliver Haas
"Plan B" by Ayşe Erkmen, Turkish Pavilion
Ayşe Erkmen has turned one of the rooms of Arsenale, the main space for the Biennale, into a water treatment plant which pumps the water from the canal into the plant. After the process, the purified water is returned back into the canal.