Japanese artist Yotsuya Simon dedicated almost his entire life to studies on human body. I don’t have to mention that Japanese surrealism, jazz music and seeing Hijikata Tatsumi’s Butoh performance have influenced Yotsuya Simon‘s aesthetics and body of work.
Bodies of his dolls are tangible and fragile, open and humorous, yet very strong in expressiveness. Probably the most intriguing sets of contemporary angels I have ever saw.
Mechanical Girl 1, detail by Yotsuya Simon, 1983 (c)
Milena Ristic is one of those artists who is deeply rooted into everyday reality, but manages to capture its absurdities like miniature fragments – bitter sweet, edgy, direct and hard to resist.
Nick Cave, photo taken from: greyareasymposium.org
Robert Seidel is an award winning experimental film maker and visual artist… His films simply mesmerize by recalling psychedelic motifs in new digital environments and soundscape territories…
Robert Seidel: excerpts from ‘_grau’ and ‘passion pit’ (c)