Doris Salcedo, Installation at International Istanbul Biennial, Salcedo's idea was to create a "topography of war"--not tied to a specific historical event, but to war in general. wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul.
William Forsythe Scattered Crowds 2012 thousands of white balloons are suspended in the air accompanied by a wash of music “the air-borne landscape of relationships, distance, of humans and emptiness, of coalescence and decision”
Fabian Burgy - "The idea of my work is to question given situations by provoking seamless shifts between real and unreal using the liberty to use whatever medium is appropriate – this allows me to lift the reality off the rails.
Glass wall panel installation by UK based artist Chris Wood. She uses dichroic glass, developed in the late fifties by NASA to protect against the potentially harmful effects of direct sunlight and cosmic radiation.
- I love how much more intricate the root system of a tree is than the branch system. There is a great contrast between thin thread like roots to thick sturdy roots tree roots emerge from the ceiling in an installation by giuseppe licari …
South African artist Stuart Bird creates sculptures, videos, and installations, often utilizing type, that speak to the socioeconomic situation of his present day country; South Africa’s potential for greatness existing side-by-side with empty government promises, hence the title of his recent solo exhibit: Promise Land. The show included the pieces shown here, the top three images being stills from Bird’s video Calling shot on a cellphone.