Hyounsang Yoo: Smoke and Mirrors

Hyounsang Yoo was born in Seoul, Korea. Yoo is an interdisciplinary artist who currently lives and works in Chicago, IL. His works explore relationships between history and ideas of production of reality as related to images and mass media through photography. “Smoke and Mirrors” is a compilation of works that Yoo has been working on…

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Yael Malka : Coveted

Yael Malka is a member of one of the super hardworking New York collective, TGIF Gallery. Whether it is making personal work, organizing various collaborative efforts with other artists, or commercial work – Malka and the rest of TGIF Gallery consistently put out work at an enviable pace. Malka’s series – “Coveted” is a sequence…

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Portfolio: Alexandra Forysth

Using photography, video, and sculpture, Alexandra Forsyth explores the connection between impermanence and immortality, spirit and matter, and creation and destruction. Invested in these codependent dualities, these photographs capture and emphasize the ephemeral qualities of traditional still life symbols for time, beauty, and mortality. By reducing these placeholders to their barest representations, Forsyth’s intention is…

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Sheung Yiu: Urban / Nature

Growing up in a metropolitan city, I feel very distanced from nature. Nature has always been a rare and fragmental existence in post-industrial urban cities. I started this series as a reminder of the strangeness of living in a city. I collect facets of nature and juxtapose them next to artificial objects. This series of…

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Malcolm Easton: Restorations

Focusing on fragile domestic objects, I explore the aesthetics of breakage and repair. I use unconventional – often whimsical — repair techniques. Through lighting I try to emphasize the induced irregularities, the harsh edges and the missing fragments. My camera captures an impression of the current state, which is a work in progress. The piece…

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Mark Zimmerman is cautiously playful.

Mark Zimmerman is interested in the potential of both photography and performance. In his work, Zimmerman incorporates an element of playfulness to investigate the fears that emerge in modern life. In a series of constructed circumstances, Zimmerman explore the ways that pain may be inflicted, but also prevented – resulting in a certain tension within…

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Michael Rudd: Whitewash

Michael Rudd is a self taught photographer. Born in Canada, Rudd lived in London and Hong Kong before settling in Brooklyn. “Dormant objects can tell a story based on demarcations or signs of use. With the series Whitewash, I examined permutations of how information is relayed or expressed in a static object or scene: A newly…

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Ben McNutt wrestles with boys.

Homoeroticism is embedded in physical culture. Renditions of this embedment have appeared in every art form throughout history. Greco-roman marble sculptures present us with a physically perfected male form. Classicist paintings elongate and exaggerate the male physique. This inherent eroticism in physical culture is as present in contemporary discourse as it has been centuries before…

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Matthew Shrier: David, A Muse & Restriction

Matthew Shrier‘s “David, A Muse & Restriction” combines beautiful photographs and an interpretation of an idea that is elegantly executed. Looking at minimalist gestures, art history and aesthetics, Shrier embarked on an investigation of the creative process. Some subjects include Michelangelo’s David, fish in water, my muse, Brancusi’s recreated studio, original sculptures, and an illustration from Dante’s Divine Comedy treated…

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