Archive for the “Artforum” category

Revital Cohen and Tuur van Balen

by Travis Jeppesen on April 8, 2015

“Can sense even be made, or does it become the ethical foe of scientific endeavor in this brave age of technogenetic discovery?” A review of Revital Cohen & Tuur van Balen’s latest exhibition in Berlin at Artforum.

Jaanus Samma

by Travis Jeppesen on November 18, 2014

A review of Jaanus Samma’s solo show in Tallinn is now online at Artforum.

Doclisboa 2014

by Travis Jeppesen on November 17, 2014

“…the screen is a means of transporting one elsewhere: This is the wonder of the cinematic vehicle. It takes you places and it doesn’t expect anything in return. In its comprehension that these “elsewheres” form the overall picture that every (…)

Read the rest of this entry »

Absent Presence

by Travis Jeppesen on November 21, 2013

My review of the 2013 edition of DocLisboa, at Artforum.

Sung Hwan Kim

by Travis Jeppesen on November 8, 2013

  For Sung Hwan Kim, ideas are less the thing than stories. “I know that it doesn’t matter if things are true or not,” Kim begins in From the Commanding Heights…, 2007. “But this is a true story.” He launches (…)

Read the rest of this entry »

The 27th London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

by Travis Jeppesen on April 7, 2013

(Ms. Vaginal Davis in She Said Boom! The Story of Fifth Column) My review of the 27th London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival at Artforum.

Vertigo of Freedom

by Travis Jeppesen on January 9, 2013

For those accustomed to attending group exhibitions organized around a neat thesis, “Vertigo of Freedom” is sure to disappoint. Instead, Kata Krasznahorkai gives us curation as art form, leaving us to form our own conclusions—of which there are potentially many, (…)

Read the rest of this entry »

Best of 2012…

by Travis Jeppesen on January 1, 2013

Joan Mitchell, Hai Bo, and Chris Kraus. Over at Artforum.  

Joshua Tree 1951: A Portrait of James Dean

by Travis Jeppesen on December 12, 2012

“Joshua Tree gives us an account of the process by which Hollywood molds an individual into its systemic image of a star. That it accomplishes this through a formal subversion of Hollywood’s stylistic code—with its deliberately slow rhythm and acute attention (…)

Read the rest of this entry »

Oleg Kulik

by Travis Jeppesen on November 9, 2012

“Traversing the grayish tormented geography of the bucolic motherland via these bestial encounters, I was eventually led to question whether I myself could ever be so compelled by nature as to risk suffocation by inserting the entirety of my head (…)

Read the rest of this entry »

Pages: Prev 1 2 3 4 Next