Lima Rooftop Ecology
organized by Carlos León-Xjiménez
For Lima Rooftop Ecology the participating artists have created site specific works that give form to different aspects, dimensions, and tensions around the “urban topography” of roofs, façades, and streets that serve as a porous skin between the private and the public. Lima a city that sees no rain is in clear decay and this projects gives brings emphasis to this issue.
Phantom Limbs, 2011
Based in London and born in Hamburg the artist works across video, photography, sculpture, and writing, his practice operates a speculative archaeology at the historical junctures of images, narratives and the built environment.
Lutz & Guggisberg
Tasmanian Devil, 2007
For over 15 years the Swiss artists have been producing versatile works that combine enormous freedom of expression with a range of media including sculpture, painting, video, photography, sound and, more recently, performance.
Representing Switzerland at la Biennale di Venezia 2013.
Bronze, 235 x 88 x 162cm
An artist with an idiosyncratic criticism of reality.
Portrait of a Boy in a Painted Shirt
1909. Oil on canvas, 119.5 x 80 cm.
State Russian Museum, St Petersburg.
Iman RezaiPackman Wedding
mixed media on canvas
160 x 200 cm
Some call him the enfant terrible of the Berlin art. And of course the similarities with Basquiat are undeniable.
David Armstrong Six
The Solicitor, 2012.
Polyethylene foam, plaster, resin, paint, cement, lead, 38 x 209 x 42 cm
(15 x 82 x 16.5 inches).
Working from the tradition of assemblage, David Armstrong Six’s practice denotes a realm of associative abstraction that combines the sculptural and spatial sensibilities of minimalism with a provocative focus on the abject.
Lagos Market, 2010
C-print and various acquired objects from the market, dimensions variable.
“Marker” section, Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Art Dubai, 2013.
Frames for the People: A City of Halos (still), 2013.
Photo: Stephen McGee.
Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience
April 10–14, 2013