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»BASAYEV« (2006) by Niels Bonde.


»Temporary Discomfort« documents Davos, Genoa, New York and Evian/Geneva in a transitory state of emergency lock-down during the global economic summits. It combines different photographical genres: landscape photography, photojournalism and police photography, though here with the camera lens turned back at the security forces.


»We will never be so close again« shows portraits of people waiting in their cars at traffic lights in New York, Zurich and Paris. Both projects by Jules Spinatsch.


»Fascia«. The structure of the apparatus gradually takes control over the face, pulling and stretching the skin, eyelids and lips into controlled/mechanized grimaces.


»Public Sauna«. For Pia Lindman an artist born and raised in Finland, public sauna bathing is a significant part of her identity. In the United States, issues of nudity prevent an experience of a Finnish sauna event both socially and physically. To further negotiate this cultural disjunction, she designed and built »Public Sauna« in the court yard of P.S.1. and kept it open for the public to bathe. During the year of 2000, approximately one thousand visitors at P.S.1. used the sauna.

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»New York Times Performances«. Having collected images of mourners from the New York Times for one year, Pia Lindman took the bodily gestures of the mourners out of the news context and made drawings/diagrams. These images ranged from the aftermath of the World Trade Center, terrorist attacks in Israel, funerals of Palestinians, Chechnyans, to Russians. Using these drawings as her instructions she re-enacted the gestures in front of a video camera in her studio without revealing their original context. Later she moved into the public space and performed the re-enactments live. The locations have varied from Rachel Whiteread’s Holocaust Memorial on Judenplatz in Vienna, Battery Park New York, Mexico City…