Nuestras cajas de herramientas como artistas

Para su número Marzo 2015, la revista The Brooklyn Rail: Critical Perspectives on Arts, Politics, and Culture contó con la participación de la curadora Barbara London como crítica invitada. Su artículo «Tools and Contemporary Art» hace una reflexión acerca del papel de las herramientas que usamos como artistas; también da contexto para las contribuciones de lxs 16 artistas que invitó a reflexionar acerca de las herramientas que forman parte de su práctica. Se re-publica los artículos en este sitio para facilitar su lectura. La publicación original se encuentra en

Tools and Contemporary Art

por: By Barbara London Barbara London is a writer and curator. She is the author of Video/Art, the First Fifty Years (Phaidon, 2020). She is the curator of the exhibition «Seeing Sound» (2020). She lectures internationally. From the get-go, Manhattan was the center of my universe. My curatorial career began at MoMA in the early […]

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Naiza Khan. Tools of the Trade

NAIZA KHAN trained at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University. International shows include her first solo museum exhibition, Karachi Elegies at the Broad Museum, Michigan, 2013 and the 9th Shanghai Biennale, 2012. Khan curated The Rising Tide: New Directions in Art from Pakistan 1990 – 2010 at the Mohatta Palace Museum,

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Guy Goldstein

GUY GOLDSTEIN was born in 1974 in Haifa, Israel and currently lives and works in Tel Aviv. Goldstein’s work has been exhibited at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Hertzliya Museum, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Petach Tikva Museum, KW Berlin, Venice Biennale 2013, AU Museum in Katzen, Art Center in Washington D.C., and Omi Sculpture

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Antoine Catala

ANTOINE CATALA (born in Toulouse, France) lives and works in New York and has exhibited extensively both in the U.S. and abroad. Recent solo exhibitions include: Distant Feel, curated by Tina Kukielski and Alex Klein, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (2015), New Feelings at 47 Canal, NY (2014), and Heavy Words, curated by Florence Derieux

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Haroon Mirza

HAROON MIRZA (born 1977, London) is a British artist. Mirza combines a variety of readymade and time-based material to create audio compositions, which are often realized as site-specific installations. In doing so, Mirza complicates the distinctions between noise, sound, and music, and alters the function and meaning of everyday objects and socio-cultural constructs. Recent awards

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Josh Kline

JOSH KLINE lives and works in New York. His work has been included in exhibitions at MoMA PS1, White Columns, 47 Canal, Murray Guy, Marianne Boesky, PERFORMA, and Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, among others in New York; Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel; Night Gallery, Los Angeles; ICA Philadelphia, Schirn Kunstahalle, Frankfurt; and Castillo/Corrales, Paris. In 2015 his work

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Homer Flynn. The Artist’s Hands

For nearly 40 years, HOMER FLYNN has been involved with the murky aesthetics of San Francisco’s music, performance, and video group, The Residents. As their chief visual designer and co-owner of The Cryptic Corporation, The Residents’s business and public relations interface, Flynn has been involved in nearly all of the group’s improbable projects since the

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Teppei Kaneuji

Teppei Kaneuji is a Japanese artist based in Kyoto. His work has been shown throughout Japan and internationally at STPI in Singapore, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, Museum Haus Konstruktiv in Switzerland, State Hermitage Museum in Russia, and more. Kaneuji will have a solo show at Jane Lombard Gallery in New York in

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Johanna Fateman

Johanna Fateman is a writer, musician, and owner of Seagull Salon in New York City. In the early ’90s, I wanted to be a cyborg. So did all my friends, and according to Donna Haraway, we already were. “By the late 20th century, our time, a mythic time, we are all chimeras, theorized and fabricated

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Judith Barry

JUDITH BARRY is an artist/writer whose work crosses a number of disciplines: performance, installation, film/video, sculpture, architecture, photography, and new media. She has exhibited internationally at Berlin Biennale, several Venice Biennale(s) Art/Architecture, São Paulo Biennale, Sharjah Biennial, Nagoya Biennale, Carnegie International, Whitney Biennale, Sydney Biennale, and dOCUMENTA, among others. Her awards include the Kiesler Prize

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Marilyn Minter

MARILYN MINTER (b. 1948, USA) lives and works in New York. She has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2005), the Center for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, Ohio (2009), La Conservera, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Ceutí/Murcia, Spain (2009), the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio (2010) and

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Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu

TUN WIN AUNG and WAH NU are an artist couple based in Yangon, Myanmar. Both work in a range of media, including painting, photography, installation, and video. Tun Win Aung’s multimedia installations and site-specific works that comment on local histories and environments have frequently appeared in the art scene. Wah Nu’s work is very often

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Karen Archey

KAREN ARCHEY is Curator of Contemporary Art, Time-based Media at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. What new or old tools are youattached to in your art practice? Since I’m a writer, primarily an art critic, I’m going to treat the word “tool” in a way that isn’t related to the stuff of artistic practice. Literally, the only

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Jana Winderen

JANA WINDEREN is an artist educated in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College in London, and with a background in mathematics, chemistry, and fish ecology from the University in Oslo. Winderen researches the hidden depths with the latest technology; her work reveals the complexity and strangeness of the unseen world beneath. The audio topography of the

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