Javier Loret, Detached, 2013

    Javier Loret, Detached, 2013 Detached is a series of evocative videos, with a loose narrative, that share an uncanny atmosphere. The minimal soundscape, the pace of the actions and the slow revealing of the staged situations amplify the increasing tension. In Detached, the main characters seem alienated, detached from the repetitive actions they perform. …

Postcards from the desert island, Adelita Husni-Bey, 2011

ADELITA HUSNI-BEYPOSTCARDS FROM THE DESERT ISLANDIntroduced by Chrissie Iles with a text by Filipa RamosPostcards from the Desert Island documents a 3-week workshop with students from the École Vitruve, an experimental, self-run elementary school in Paris. Inspired in William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies, the artist asked the pupils to turn the school hall into a …

Kuai Shen, oh!m1gas, 2012

Kuai Shen b. 1978, Guayaquil, Ecuador; lives and works in Cologne, Germany 0h!m1gas: biomimetic stridulation environment, 2012 Ant colony, plexibox structure, turntables, audio, camera, monitor, variable dimensions Kuai Shen conceived 0h!m1gas out of the functional similarity between a turntables (a cultural artefact that produces sound) and the ingenious stridulation organ of some species of ant …