Ibrahim Mahama: Trading in Art

Famous for creating installations using Jute sacks, Ibrahim Mahama is an artist working with re-appropriated material purchased from markets in Ghana, where he currently lives and works. Architecture, and the dissonance between its [...]

Herbert Hamak: The Judd Influence

Starting in the early 1960’s, the Minimalist period was characterized by unitary objects with geometric forms and patterns, in which industrial materials were often incorporated, blurring the boundaries between painting and [...]

Laure Prouvost: the Trickster

The world in which Laure Prouvost lives is full of fantasy and fables. She aims to reach her audience through her imitation of those fables. Some may perceive her work and recounting of these fables as lies, as she is frequently [...]

Rirkrit Tiravanija: The Divine Comedy

From the outset of Rirkrit Tiravanija’s career direct social engagement has been at the basis. Tracing back to some of his first installations, in 1992 Untitled (Free), Tiravanija cooked and served Thai Curry to a gallery space full [...]

Ed Atkins: Data Rot

Any resurgent interest in abjection in contemporary art might correspond with the ubiquity of an experience mediated by technology – an experience wherein vast swathes of the world are calmly abjected with a swipe of the finger, made [...]