Tag Archives: installation

Abbas Akhavan: Beacon, Darling Foundry

Art Papers (Sep – Oct, 2012) Abbas Akhavan, Beacon, 2012. Installation view with (from left) Envelope 2012, Mortar 2012, and Like a Bat Afraid of its Own Shadow 2012. Courtesy: the artist, Darling Foundry and the Third Line. Photo: Josée … Continue reading

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The Quebec Triennial: The Work Ahead of Us, Musée d’art contemporain

Art Papers (January – February 2012) The Quebec Triennial is a massive act of triage by the curatorial team of the Musée d’art contemporain (Marie Fraser, Lesley Johnstone, Mark Lanctôt, François LeTourneux and Louise Simard) of the province’s artistic production … Continue reading

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Nelson Henricks: Unwriting, Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery

Art Papers (March-April, 2011) Time will have passed. Will we manage to say what we want to say before it does? Fear of the empty page, the distraction of another’s presence, typos, telephones calls, and conflicting internal desires are just … Continue reading

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Emanuel Licha: Why Photogenic? SBC Gallery

Canadian Art (Fall 2010) Wind spirals over the Mojave Desert. The mountains in the distance look like the backdrop of a vast, lifeless stage. A toy soldier crawls commando style down a paved highway. A cargo train rolls by without … Continue reading

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Re-enactments, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art

Art Papers (May-June 2008) Perhaps the theme of re-enacting various bits of art history and media culture and has been revisited too often, but this curatorial framing does not prevent the work included in Re-enactments from dialoguing between themselves [DHC/ART … Continue reading

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The Crossover of New Media Immersion and Site-Specificity: Contemporary Art and Spatial Experience

ABSTRACT:  “The Crossover of New Media Immersion and Site-Specificity: Contemporary Art and Spatial Experience.” Anja Bock, Ph.D., Concordia University, 2009. In the literature on contemporary installation art, a conceptual paradox keeps rearing its head: frequently artworks are described as immersive … Continue reading

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Andrew Forster: DUET – TRIO – QUARTET, St. Mary’s University Art Gallery

Over the course of four afternoons, two Montreal based art critics – Stephen Horne and Anja Bock – sat around a small round table challenging each others thoughts on Andrew Forster’s exhibition Duet/Trio/Quartet [SMUAG, June 28 – August 3, 2008]. … Continue reading

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