Thread 5:Vidisha Saini

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Nandita Raman | No Comments

Vidisha Saini is an artist who grew up in the 90s in India. She likes to queer utopia, colonialism, gender, and history. Saini works with alter-egos (Fadescha), satire, tourism, memory, hyper-text and other performative mediums. She social as well as anti-social. Vidisha‘s recent works include “You Might Be Discorvered”, LAST Projects (LA), ‘Building On Ruins’, Cirrus Gallery (LA), ‘A Bomb With Ribbon Around It’, Queens Museum of Art (NY). Saini holds a MFA in Photography & Media, and Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts, CA.

 

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Hotel El Dorado

“Hotel El Dorado”, 2013
Gold Balloon (Record Object) found in the hundred-year old lobby
of the “El Dorado Loft Building” on Spring Street.

 

 

 

Eldorado to Eldorado

Eldorado to Eldorado,
Episode 2 from “Of Eldorado” Performance, 2014

 

 

 

Tourist, Pratibimb

Tourist, Pratibimb, 2010-11

 

 

 

You Like Mr. Shekhar, Of Eldorado from Vidisha Saini on Vimeo.
Performance, CA, 2013

 

 

 

You Like Mr. Shekhar

Record Objects, Museum Vitrines
You Like Mr. Shekhar,2013

 

 

 

Thread 4: Kay Walkowiak

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Nandita Raman | No Comments

Kay Walkowiak lives and works in Vienna. He studied philosophy and psychology at the University of Vienna, photography and video art at the Academy of fine Arts, Vienna and art & communication and sculture & multimedia art at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna. He has received several grants and awards such as Artist in Residence Grant Banff(2014), Beijing(2013), Varaansi (2013), Theodor Körner Preis (2010), Otto Prutscher award (2008), Fred Adlmüller scholarship (2006).

 

 

 

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Kay Walkowiak Flat Tyre (#1), 2013

 Flat Tyre (#1), 2013

 

 

 

Kay Walkowiak Flat Tyre (#2), 2013

 Flat Tyre (#2), 2013

 

 

 

Kay Walkowiak Flat Tyre (#6), 2013

 Flat Tyre (#6), 2013

 

 

 

Kay Walkowiak Rotkehlchen, 2006

 Rotkehlchen, 2006
Steel, varnish, plastic

 

 

 

Kay Walkowiak Worship (#1), 2013

 Worship (#1), 2013

 

 

 

Kay Walkowiak Minimal Vandalism, 2013

 Minimal Vandalism, 2013
HD Video | 3 min. 49 sec.
In collaboration with Kilian Martin and Brett Novak

 

 

 

Kay Walkowiak Minimal Vandalism, 2013

 Minimal Vandalism, 2013
HD Video | 3 min. 49 sec.
In collaboration with Kilian Martin and Brett Novak

 

 

 

Kay Walkowiak Minimal Vandalism, 2013

 Minimal Vandalism, 2013
HD Video | 3 min. 49 sec.
In collaboration with Kilian Martin and Brett Novak

 

 

 

Kay Walkowiak Minimal Vandalism, 2013

 Minimal Vandalism, 2013
HD Video | 3 min. 49 sec.
In collaboration with Kilian Martin and Brett Novak

 

 

 

Kay Walkowiak Minimal Vandalism, 2013

 Minimal Vandalism, 2013
HD Video | 3 min. 49 sec.
In collaboration with Kilian Martin and Brett Novak

 

 

Thread 3: Rony Maltz

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014 in Nandita Raman | No Comments

Rony Maltz is a photographer, writer, bookmaker based in Rio de Janerio. He received a Master’s degree in Fine Art Photography from ICP-Bard program in New York City. Rony recently completed a long term video project on the sinking city of Atafona in Brazil.

 

 

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ATAFONA_Trailer from r_maltz on Vimeo.

 

 

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