Video Art

Video Art

THE TREE WALKER

THE TREE WALKER

Posted June 19th, 2014

Crowd funding, Video Art

The Tree Walker is a wonderful art-film project by Christoph Both-Asmus. He wants to walk on the canopy, and experience a new relationship between earth and sky, between light and weight. “One day, I was looking at the sky out of the window of my… Read More

Video Art

Video and performance artist Guido van der Werve in Vienna

Video and performance artist Guido van der Werve in Vienna

Posted November 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Netherlands, Performances, Shows, Video Art

As the protagonist of his own films, Dutch video and performance artist Guido van der Werve makes great physical demands upon himself. His works chart approaches to the experience of self and the world by staging an existentialist competition with himself. However, he not only… Read More

Videos

“Center Jenny” by Ryan Trecartin

“Center Jenny” by Ryan Trecartin

Posted November 13th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Digital Art, Film, Video Art, Videos

The latest video work by artist and filmmaker RYAN TRECARTIN, entitled Center Jenny, focuses on the life of Jenny who has, according to many of the other characters, become too “left-of-center” while pursuing her interests. As for his previous videos, RYAN TRECARTIN (always in collaboration… Read More

Video Art

Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition opens in Melbourne

Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition opens in Melbourne

Posted September 30th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Music, Shows, Video Art

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image launched its next major exhibition, Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition, a groundbreaking and sensory exploration of music video as a contemporary art form, that opened Thursday 26 September 2013. Spectacle is the most comprehensive exhibition on music video… Read More

Video Art

The memento mori in the work of Andy Warhol and Douglas Gordon

The memento mori in the work of Andy Warhol and Douglas Gordon

Posted September 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Pop Art, Shows, Video Art

The exhibition “every time you think of me, I die, a little” in Basel draws upon the museum’s own collection to address the memento mori, a symbol of vanitas, in the work of Andy Warhol and Douglas Gordon. When considered in art-historical retrospective, it appears… Read More

Women

Shirin Neshat – A Contemporary Artist that will blow you away

Shirin Neshat – A Contemporary Artist that will blow you away

Posted August 1st, 2013

Contemporary Art, Iran, Video Art, Videos, Women

Shirin Neshat is among the best-known Persian artists in the Western world and compared to all the boring whitebread art by flannell shirt wearing, bearded hipsters you find in galleries these days she is not scared of the impact of her art. Or as Henry… Read More

Video Art

Artist of the Month: Hassan Darsi from Morocco

Artist of the Month: Hassan Darsi from Morocco

Posted July 23rd, 2013

Contemporary Art, ikono, Morocco, Video Art

As ikono will soon also be broadcasting in Morocco, we are excited to present the works of Moroccan artist Hassan Darsi who will also be our guest at the ikono On Air Festival in September. Despite being little represented in the global contemporary market, there… Read More

Videos

HOPE – A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

HOPE – A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Last night the world has lost one of its most inspiring symbols of the struggle for freedom and against racial oppression: Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 in Johannesburg. In remembrance of the life and unexcelled achievements of South Africa’s “greatest son”, as… Read More

Video Art

Steve McQueen – Most comprehensive exhibition at Schaulager

Steve McQueen – Most comprehensive exhibition at Schaulager

Posted July 14th, 2013

Shows, Video Art

Schaulager is presenting the most comprehensive exhibition ever of works by the British video artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen. More than twenty video and film installations by this radical artist will be presented in the elaborate architecture of a specially built City of Cinemas, supplemented… Read More