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Taryn Simon

Taryn Simon (b.1975 New York)

The Picture Collection (2013)

In the New York public library the picture archives containing 1.2 million images are catalogued into excess of 12,000 labyrinthine typologies. 347 more words

Research And Reflection

Taryn Simon: An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar (Hatje Cantz ,2007)

Taryn Simon ( born 1975 in New York) is a multidisciplinary artist who has worked in photography, text, sculpture, and performance. Her practice involves extensive research, in projects guided by an interest in systems of categorization and classification. 168 more words

Photobook

Roundup: Visual Theology CFP; E. E. Cummings song cycle; Babette’s Feast; art-lending libraries; exhibitions of lament

UPCOMING CONFERENCE / CALL FOR PAPERS: “Visual Theology I: Transformative Looking Between the Visual Arts and Christian Doctrine (1850–Now),” October 19–20, 2018, The Palace, Chichester, Sussex, England: The inaugural conference of the Visual Theology Symposium will take place this fall, and paper proposals are now being accepted ( 967 more words

Visual Art

Taryn Simon: ASSEMBLED AUDIENCE + A COLD HOLE

NORTH ADAMS — In an ambitious exhibition featuring two new installation-based commissions, artist Taryn Simon activates the rituals of applause and the cold water plunge, examining individuals’ campaigns for public admiration, the status of physical community spaces in the digital age, and our persistent desire for a quick fix. 1,167 more words

Museums

Taryn Simon | Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015

Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015

In signings of political accords, contracts, treaties, and decrees, powerful men flank floral centerpieces curated to convey the importance of the signatories and the institutions they represent. 421 more words

THE WORK OF

Taryn Simon

每一種重新裝飾的插花都代表了一種“不可能的花束”,不可思議的花束,在Simon的照片中變成了真實的人造幻想。

她和一位植物學家合作,以確認每一項簽署的花卉,這些花都是從拍賣會(Aalsmeer Flower Auction)進口的,超過4000種花卉和植物標本到她的工作室。她盡可能地重新製作,在重新拍攝12次後,將標本乾燥,壓乾水分,並縫合到檔案的標本紙上。她保存的植物標本會隨著時間發生變化,這是一個不穩定的形式。