British artist Fiona Banner explores the limits and possibilities of language in text-based drawings, sculptures and installations. Best known for her laborious, handwritten descriptions of war films and epics such as Lawrence of Arabia, Banner has also used the art-historical genre of the nude to explore issues of violence, vulnerability and voyeurism; and has used sculptures of punctuation to investigate breakdowns and gaps in communication. – Excerpt from Artinfo interview, 2006.
I don’t know much about him, accept he uses silkscreen, lithography, etching, gouache, mixed media, pencil, marker, and ink, and his work is sweet. Site here.
Steve Harrington sent over an email today letting us know that SixPack France are hosting a traveling exhibition of his new work entitled “Our Mountain.” It kicks off June 5th in Paris, and will tour through Berlin, Barcelona, and Milan. In case you can’t make it, check out Steve’s first solo book commemorating the show. Day-by-day photo blog of the tour may also be found here.
Big welcome to Driv Loo (aka robonut) from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He comes highly recommended from TSA author Andrio Abero. Nice to have you Driv!
Pixelgarten is a small bureau for multidisciplinary creation based in Frankfurt am Main Germany.
We’d like to welcome 10 new authors to TSA! We’re starting to span the globe, which should bring some nice diversity to our content. There’s a lot of talent on this list and we’re really excited to have everyone on board.
Matthieu Bessudo from London, England. aka Mcbess
Christine Taylor from New York, New York.
Antti Uotila from Helsinki, Finland.
Sara Haraigue from Paris, France. aka Look at me Design
Travis Stearns from Minneapolis, Minnesota. aka I Am Mint Condition
Andrio Abero from Brooklyn, New York. aka 33rpm
Louis Beaudoin from Montreal, Canada.
Steve Rura from New York, New York. aka Letters & Numbers
Givan Lötz from Johannesburg, South Africa.
Diego Farbo from Montevideo, Uruguay. aka Farbo
We still have a few continents left to fill. If you are interested to join, visit our contact page for more info.