Monday, May 3, 2010

Telling a Story/Geographical Boundaries

To what extent can globalism be seen as a privileged activity?

Telling the stories of others:

Alfredo Jaar, Emergencia,1998

Lothar Baumgarter, Tongue of the Cherokee, 1987-88

Some artists tell their personal story:

Do-Ho Suh, Blue Green Bridge, 2000

Do-Ho Suh, Blue Green Bridge (detail), 2000

Collective questions on the state of the world:

Andreas Gursky, 99 Cent, 1999

Cai Guo-Qiang, Cultural Melting Bath, 1997

O Zhang, Daddy & I, no.35, 2006
O Zhang, Daddy & I, no 18, 2006

O Zhang, Daddy & I, no 7, 2005

Artists using geographical boundaries to challenge our understanding of place:

Yukinori Yanagi, The World Flag Ant Farm, 1990

Alighiero e Boetti, Mappa, 1989

Alighiero e Boetti, Mappa, 1990

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