Isotope v.2 by Nonotak
The artists Noemi Schipfer and Takami Nakamoto, otherwise known as Nonotak, have created Isotope v.2, a light and sound installation that is a response to the infamous Fukushima power plant incident.
Using the the trajectory of events at the wreaked plant as a metaphor, the action starts in a gentle king of way, building into an aggressive, piercing, assault on the person imprisoned within the confines of the installation. Read more
The US artist, Michael Jantsen, has made this proposal, that by virtue of its serrated balustrading detail, looks as though it is made of Lego. In so doing he questions the accepted notion that bridges are uppermost utilitarian objects.
The artist Alex Schweder explores performance architecture and space through his art.
When we approach or inhabit a building there is a physical human interaction with it. This interaction is a kind of performance and it is this that Schweder draws attention to. We tend to see the building, and our inhabitation of it, as separate. And mistakenly, we believe they are virtually independent – we do as we like in the building don’t we?
By exaggerating the interrelations between the user and the architecture, we see that the building influences how we use the space far more than even architects might have imagined. Read more
The entire alphabet.
A Greek artist, Anastasia Mastrakouli from Corfu, has created an alphabet from silhouettes of a naked person to draw attention to the relationship between anatomy and visual art.
As a vehicle to carry a message the work is very successful, but there is far more to consider in the relationship of people and their bodies. Read more
Photo credits: Gallery Crone.
Showing at the Gallery Crone in Berlin is the 3D Tape Drawing by Monica Grzymala. The Polish artist creates her installations using intuition, imagination and, in this case, 5km of tape! Read more