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Marta Jovanovic

Marta Jovanovic (Serbia) Location One International Committee Throughout her multimedia works, Marta Jovanovic constructs scenarios in which she interrogates identity, beauty and sexuality. Whether through performance, drawing or photography, her interdisciplinary practice provokes a reconsideration of the dictates of culture and the construction of sexual identity. Appropriating the instantly recognizable characteristics of fashion mediums, her […]

Eric Siu – December 08

www.ericsiuart.com www.opticalhandlers.com A Peacemax Tree | 2008 | Interactive Installation “A Peacemax Tree” is an interactive tree made of motors and laser-equipped toy guns. When nobody is around, this violent tree lets its guard down and dances to “White Christmas”. But, when you enter its territory, the tree becomes nervous, and all guns point at […]

Eric Siu – December 08

www.ericsiuart.com www.opticalhandlers.com A Peacemax Tree | 2008 | Interactive Installation “A Peacemax Tree” is an interactive tree made of motors and laser-equipped toy guns. When nobody is around, this violent tree lets its guard down and dances to “White Christmas”. But, when you enter its territory, the tree becomes nervous, and all guns point at […]

Jane Philbrick PULL


This is PULL, Jane Philbrick’s large-scale installation at Location One, which comprises 502 fire alarms, strobes, smoke, detectors, siren horns, control panels — and one customized vintage fire pull station. PULL is about security and fear and power and technology. It is beautiful while disturbing.

*IMHO* with Yuichiro Nishizawa

Heather Wagner in conversation with artist Yuichiro Nishizawa. Yuichiro Nishizawa is a Japanese artist who has been creating work in the U.S. since 1993. His early animation has been shown internationally and in the U.S. Since 2000, he has been actively exhibiting in the U.S. He holds a BFA in Film/Animation/Video from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and an MFA in Art and Technology from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Yuki Okumura (Japan)

Yuki Okumura (Japan) Artist, writer and curator, Yuki Okumura probes the concept of identity and what makes the human “mind” and “self” unique. More recently, his art practice has expanded the realm of body art through the creation of discrete and precious works constructed from fingernails and saliva. Clearly intended to provoke, they retain a “trace of self” and exploit the uneasy tension between animate and inanimate. Another focus of investigation for Yuki is the development of connections between the banality of every day life with quantum theories, supernova explosions and the sublime.