ARTIST VIDEO SERIES 2013
GalleryLOG and VOLTA NY team up to bring you a series of compelling 1 min videos on five New York-based artists participating in this year's solo project fair. These interviews will screen in the VOLTA NY Open Forum Talks Lounge, sponsored by GalleryLOG, in between our lineup of compelling panel discussions.
presented by Richard Heller Gallery
Booth Number 1.02
Amy Bennett’s paintings of fictional narratives explore themes of fragility, isolation and vulnerability. The paintings are representations of a miniaturized world playing at reality, depicting suspenseful scenes in which something meaningful could happen at any moment.
presented by envoy enterprises
Booth Number 1.16
Winston Chmielinski studied philosophy and creative writing at New York University’s Gallatin School Of Individualized Study, modern and contemporary Chinese literature at Peking University, and French literature and contemporary art at L’Institut Catholique in Paris.
presented by Davidson Contemporary
Booth Number 2.06
Sarah Hardesty's installation transform the initial weight and presence of discarded objects into a state of suspended liberation and halted chaos. The environment has a visceral effect on the viewer, connecting them to a tumultuous part of their own lives and finding personal resonance.
presented by Galerie Heike Strelow
Booth Number 1.21
Mathias Kessler has spent nearly ten years exploring the concept and history of "nature" within the Western Eurocentric context of capitalism, humanism, and representation. In his works, he exposes the many interventions of human culture that have threatened, remade, and shaped what nature is.
presented by Slag Gallery
Booth Number 2.13
Naomi Safran-Hon investigates the tension between domestic space and the invasion of outside forces, be it nature or human. In the region where she grew up, war and violence penetrate every aspect of daily life; similar to the way Sandy brought life to a standstill.