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Carissa Rodriguez's Lingual Currency

Who or what is represented on the surface of Carissa Rodriguez’s pathologically flattened tongues?Who or what is represented on the surface of Carissa Rodriguez’s pathologically flattened tongues?

ROBERT HEINECKEN: PARAPHOTOGRAPHER AT WORK

Heinecken’s work explores the normalising effect of mass media, the link between original and copy, true and fake.Heinecken’s work explores the normalising effect of mass media, the link between original and copy, true and fake.

Although he rarely used a camera, Robert Heinecken (1931–2006) is widely regarded as one of the most influential photographers of post-War America. He described himself as a ‘paraphotographer’, and it was as such that he tirelessly explored the nature of photography and the ideas traditionally associated with it through a large variety of techniques, including sculpture, video, printmaking and collage. The exhibition at WIELS examines a pivotal period in his career, during which Heinecken used a Polaroid SX-70 camera.

ARTBREAK: WOLFGANG TILMANS: AR

(language experiences orgasm upon touching itself) : Roland Barthes(language experiences orgasm upon touching itself) : Roland Barthes

“Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.

In Memory Of The Great Harun Farocki :1944-2014

A face-to-face between an image already made and a figurative project devoted to observing it.A face-to-face between an image already made and a figurative project devoted to observing it.

From an early stage, Farocki placed confrontation at the centre of his approach, not the confrontation between a small, single body and the great movement of collective history,

Magali Reus : “Pool” : Kestner Gesellschaft

Clean, minimalist sculptures with a certain aggressiveness and a macho feel to them.Clean, minimalist sculptures with a certain aggressiveness and a macho feel to them.

Magali Reus’s video and object-based works combine some of the qualities that she attributes to her material of choice.

HEIMO ZOBERNIG FACES DOWN THE GRID

The human body has for centuries been divided into meridians, suggesting that with eyes wide open, the grid is omnipresent.The human body has for centuries been divided into meridians, suggesting that with eyes wide open, the grid is omnipresent.

The Laokoön : (Rome, Vatican, Museo Pio-Clementino)

The representational arts could only represent the horrible by showing us the horrible.The representational arts could only represent the horrible by showing us the horrible.

Gotthold Lessing, in his essay Laokoon (1766), treated the iconic sculpture from the point of view of a philosopher of aesthetics.

I Shot Cory Arcangel

I Shot Cory Arcangel from Adam Rosenberg on Vimeo.

A problematization of Cory Arcangel's "I Shot Andy Warhol," which he created by hacking and rewriting the game "Hogan's Alley" for the NES.

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