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Art Fair Wrap Up: A Photo Essay

This past weekend the art fair circus came to town! I took some snaps of media art from the fairs, see below.

Jon Kessler, The 5th Column, 2011

Pavel Büchler

Kota Ezawar, Flood, 2011. Murray Guy

Sam Van Aken, New Edens, 2011. Ronald Feldman Fine Art

Hito Steyerl, Red Alert

Rossella Biscotti. Wilfried Lentz

Glen Fogel, With Me You, Participant Inc.

Jeff Whetsone, On the Use of a Syrinx, 2011. Julie Saul Gallery (New York, NY)

Janet Biggs, Airs Above the Ground, 2007. Winkleman Gallery (New York, NY)

Alex Mirutziu, Runway Spill No. 2, SABOT Gallery.

Martin Kohout, Moonwalk, 2008, The Future Gallery (Berlin, Germany)
Shana Moulton, The Galactic Pot Healer, 2010. Galerie Gregor Staiger (Zurich, Switzerland)

Natalie Saltiel is Rhizome's Curatorial Fellow

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Joan Collins March 12 2011 17:51Reply


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