Parasol unit - foundation for contemporary art
Parasol unit presents 'Magical Surfaces: The Uncanny in Contemporary Photography', an exhibition that explores the uncanny in photography, as exemplified in the works of seven contemporary artists.
Stephen Shore, 'Badlands National Monument, South Dakota,July 14, 1973' (detail), 1973 (printed 2014). © Stephen Shore, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York.
Antwerp-based duo Carla Arocha & Stéphane Schraenen’s mirrored sculpture, Concrete, 2009, occupies the terrace at the foundation until 19 June 2016.
Carla Arocha & Stéphane Schraenen, 'Concrete' (detail), 2009. Installation view at Parasol unit, 2016. Photography: Jack Hems. Courtesy of Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art.
To mark the occasion of 'Magical Surfaces: The Uncanny in Contemporary Photography' exhibition, Parasol unit has published a comprehensive, limited edition publication.
Magical Surfaces: The Uncanny in Contemporary Photography publication, 2016.
A panel discussion exploring the various ways that the uncanny can be generated or exists in contemporary photography. With artists Sonja Braas, David Claerbout & Elger Esser in discussion with Dr. Rupert Griffiths and Dr. Caterina Albano, moderated by Dr. Ziba Ardalan.
Symposium: 'Capturing the Uncanny in Contemporary Photography'.