Ernst Caramelle, Video-Landschaft (Kopf), 1974 Video-Landscape (head), Documentation of the video installation, black-and-white photograph, vintage print, baryta paper, 23.9 x 17.9 cm, framed 42.5 x 35.5 cm
The series Broken houses is based on photographs of abandoned structures neglected by man and destroyed by the weather. The photos are found in the web while pursuing an amateur photographer from North Dakota who obsessively documents the decaying process of these houses. His photographs are used to create small scale models. Afterward, in the studio, the models are photographed again, omitted from their background and placed in gray. Eventually these are Digital pigment print size 30×36 cm.
Yutaka Sone’s sculpture is a replication of NYC’s Manhattan. The architect/artist carved Manhattan out of marble. Using references of the city from photographs, Google Earth, and numerous aerial helicopter trips. You can take a look at ‘Little Manhattan’ at David Zwirner Gallery in NYC, which premiered on September 20th, 2011.