Autor*in: Horvitz, David

Reihe: The End(s) of the library

Jahr: 2013

Sprache: Englisch

Umfang: 77 S.


Kiosk is a project organized by the American artist David Horvitz, featuring Haris Epaminonda, Oraib Toukan, Marius Engh, Vlatka Horvat, Kristina Lee Podesva, Charlotte Moth, Lisa Tan, and Lucy Raven. As a physical space, the non-electronic kiosk functions as a quasi-outpost in both urban and non-urban spaces. Both inside and outside at once (kiosks are usually makeshift structures and seldom proper buildings), the kiosk offers shade to the vendor, as well as possibilities for sustenance and communication for the passerby. While a ticket machine is not a shade maker, a photo kiosk returns to the etymological origins. Using a camera, a literal box of darkness (coming from camera obscura, darkened chamber), as a way of producing images, the photo-kiosk becomes a reproducer of images-literally from the shadows. Horvitz has assembled a group of international artists whose practices explore various ideas of travel. Lisa Tan's photographs were all shot in foreign cities, while Kristina Lee Podesva's focuses on the global nature of contemporary North American life. A trip to Japan is the source of Lucy Raven's photographs. For Oraib Toukan a juxtaposition on political art tourism: a man photographing the Apartheid Wall in Palestine, all within the frame of her own photograph. These images then, make their own "travel," through open reproduction and distribution via consumer available technology. Including works by Haris Epaminonda, Marius Engh, Vlatka Horvat, Charlotte Moth, Kristina Lee Podesva, Lisa Tan, Oraib Toukan and Lucy Raven

Max. Ausleihdauer: 21 Tage