Mark Vennegoor

The aim of my art making is to construct, deconstruct and reconstruct structures that intersect in natural, social and economic domains and to challenge collective mind constructions. I am especially interested in structures that have an impact on everyday life and seem to trigger a vicious circle. I like to challenge these existing structures in order … Continue reading Mark Vennegoor

Aurora Sciabarra

“I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military division.” Vaclav Havel Shell is to stop drilling for oil off the coast of Alaskan coast. A spokesman of the company said that the trace of oil found wasn’t … Continue reading Aurora Sciabarra

Mithologies

The book “Mithologies”,written by Roland Barthes, opens with a chapter on wrestling. It introduces this sport by giving a definition, which is to offer the grandiloquent truth of gestures. Wrestling is not about timing, physical ability and reaching an outcome, as for any other sports. On the contrary, wrestling is a form of spectacle; a … Continue reading Mithologies

Transience

Deep Time – Part of a Installation created in response to the Cambridge Sustainability Residency 2015 in collaboration with Pia Alejandra Galvez, Emma James and Barbara Boiocchi.   Recent research has shown that the human body clock is not driven by DNA but by an ‘ancient mechanism that has stayed with us through billions of … Continue reading Transience

Department for Sunshine

Department for Sunshine (2015) is a collaborative exploration between scientists from the Reisner Lab in Cambridge (Jan Rongé, Christopher Windle, Christine Caputo and Dave Wakerley) and artist Marina Velez. This work addresses the quest to find an answer to energy challenges and renewable resources through the visual language of video and light.  Continue reading Department for Sunshine