Une mission éphémère (1993)
(x-a)2 + (y-b) = r2
'There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method.' - Herman Melville.
Beautiful documentary by Kristoffer Borgli about the ordinary life of an extraordinary person. All hail Inspector Norse. Very touching.
Dandelion seeds, a taxidermy heron, nylon, lead, acrylic
Gone to Seed
Thistle seeds, a taxidermy carrion crow, nylon, lead, acrylic
Fruit flies, nylon, lead, acrylic
Here is the End of All Things
Thistle seeds, bluebottles, a taxidermy barn owl, nylon, lead, acrylic
"My work is about our relationship with the rest of nature, explored through notions of change, the passing of time, and the transience of everything around us. For me, creating seemingly solid structures or forms from thousands of individually suspended elements has a direct relation with my experience of these forces. There is a sense of fragility and a lack of solidity that carries through all the sculptures. I feel as if they are somewhere between movement and stillness, and thus in possession of a certain energy." Claire Morgan
Limitless possibilities with projection mapping seem possible when things like this already exist.
More from Joanie and other artists of the ANTIVJ visual label site.
"John James Audubon’s Monograph, Birds of America, and Roger Tory Peterson’s Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America were the first pieces of artwork I loved. I spent days studying and trying to emulate Peterson and Audubon as a bird-watching teenager. With these artists still on my mind, I set about on this project. I have chosen to photograph birds while they are caught in mist nets. Here, the birds inhabit a fascinating space between our framework of the bush and the hand. During this moment the captured creature can be embarrassed or fearful or angry. It is a fragile moment before they disappear back into the woods, and into data…"
More images and other works here.