In her darkly fanciful photographs lori nix refracts our world in urban and rural scenes largely absent of humans and threatened by manmade disasters or the forces of nature. Work by lori nix kathleen gerber.
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Lori nix library. Copyright 2000 2019 wallpart inc. Lori nix in the anthropocene by timo skrandies. Lori nix kathleen gerber library.
Tsunami earthquake nuclear holocaust even zombie apocalypse. 48 x 62 inches sold out. Collected in the city a recently published book her photographs of these crumbling miniature buildings imagine a post apocalypic future room by room.
I create photographs that depict our failing future and the demise of humanity though i temper it with subtle humor. The idea of the ruination of humankind has been part of the cultural imagination since prehistory. Your favorite prints poster we promise 100 satisfaction.
Total edition of 15 16 x 20 inches edition of 20 sold out. 40 x 50 inches sold out. In her curator s statement roberts notes that like canaries in the coal mine all of these artists are trying to signal warnings about the state of things but as bleak and frightening as these images may be there is tremendous.
It was the year 2000 in which paul j. Lori nix kathleen gerber photographs. Shown at 516 arts in 2008 in cautionary tales.
In her book the city published by decode books brooklyn based photographer lori nix plays with these ideas. A visual dystopia curated by holly roberts. The artist lori nix who considers herself a faux landscape photographer spends months constructing tiny dioramas out of cardboard glue and point only to destroy them.
Photo of a diorama depicting a post human scene of an abandoned library with trees growing in it. Lori nix norton ks. Stoermer published a short article entitled the anthropocene which attracted a great deal of attention in scientific circles.
The resilience of nature the art of resilience. And increasingly real scenes of natural disasters and environmental devastation are never out of the news cycle for long. Crutzen together with his co author eugene f.