New Publication: Elephant Child by CAMILLE HENROT
French-born, New York-based Camille Henrot (born 1978) works in digital media, video installation and sculpture, exploring such themes as human bodies and information media.
In this hybrid artist's book and exhibition catalogue, the artist reconsiders source material and ideas found and developed during her Artist Research Fellowship at the Smithsonian, the making of her 2013 video 'Grosse Fatigue', and the subsequent installation 'The Pale Fox' (2014-15). A text by Henrot, in collaboration with curators Clara Meister and Michael Connor, forms the core of the publication, while an interview between the artist and social anthropologist Monique Jeudy-Ballini offers insight into Henrot's critical fascination with anthropology.
'Elephant Child' combines research materials, photographic fragments, preparatory notes and sketches alongside color photographs of sculptures, video stills and installation images.
The exhibition by Erwin Wurm in the Kunsthaus Graz takes as its starting point the open architectural structure of the Kunsthaus. Elements of the performative, participatory and sculptural form are thus connected to one another and to the building. More
The exhibition, which includes several works that have not been on view since the 1960s, emphasizes Kogelnik’s explorations in technology and newly available materials, and her concerns regarding the containment and objectification of women’s bodies. More
Camille Henrot’s exhibition at Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz will be the first solo institutional presentation of her œuvre in Austria. Developed in close collaboration with the artist, the project in Vienna will consist entirely of new works produced for the occasion and in response to the architecture of the space. More