The ArtPrize 2012 Short List

The ArtPrize 2012 Short List

Information about the entries from Site Lab that made the Jurors short list. Winners will be announced October 5 at 8pm. ArtPrize 2012 Top 25 short list Artprize Jury Recommendations Venue http://site-lab.org/ Two-Dimensional Alois Kronschlaeger : Habitat...
Nicolas Touron : Girafe

Nicolas Touron : Girafe

Vote: 52802 Born in France, I moved to Amsterdam and studied art/audiovisuals and graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 2001. In the Netherlands I exhibited my work at various public spaces, including the Rotterdam subway and the Museum of Ethnology in...

Complex Movements w/Tiff Massey : Three Phases

Vote Code: 52787 Complex Movements is a Detroit based artist collective composed of graphic designer/fine artist Wesley Taylor, music producer/filmmaker Waajeed, and hip-hop lyricist/activist Invincible. Their multimedia performance installations, hand crafted songs,...

Not Design : ACCELERATION

Vote Code: 52278 Think Not Design. Not Design is a collaborative studio interested in solving problems in unconventional ways. The end results are not only that we design artifacts (things) but that we identify needs and fill them. We aim to have an impact by making...

Gudmundur Thoroddsen : Father’s Fathers

Vote Code: 52906 Gudmundur Thoroddsen was born in 1980 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He received his MFA Degree at the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2011 and his BFA Degree from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2003. In between earning degrees he has lived, studied...

Design 99 :Displacement

Vote: 53081 Gina Reichert and Mitch Cope founded Design 99 in 2007 to investigate new models of contemporary art and architectural practice. Their studio situates itself in the public realm. Whether this be retail environments, museum galleries or residential...

Lisa Walcott : Breathing Room

Vote : 52287 Born January5, 1983 in Grand Rapids, MI, Lisa Walcott is a Midwest based installation artist and kinetic sculptor whose work explores relationships to space and cycles of deterioration and growth, through various subtle gestural objects. Walcott received...

Alois Kronschlaeger : Habitat

Vote: 53040 Utilizing the habitat dioramas in the Mammals Hall of the former Grand Rapids Public Museum, I will create a site-specific installation, juxtaposing the existing landscapes of 12 dioramas built in the mid-20th century with contemporary architectural...

Lindsay Preston : Diaphanous

 Vote Code: 52379 There is knowledge in the haptic; the body and the breath. The objects and materials that we physically interact with teach us something about the world and about ourselves. My work embraces the visceral, and melds it with the compositional; union of...
Scott Hocking : The Reptile Room : Vote Code: 52261

Scott Hocking : The Reptile Room : Vote Code: 52261

Scott Hocking was born in Redford Township, Michigan in 1975, and has lived and worked in Detroit proper since 1996. He creates site-specific sculptural and photographic installation projects, often using found materials. He is left-handed and wears contact lenses. He...
Blane De St. Croix : UnNatural History : Vote Code: 52118

Blane De St. Croix : UnNatural History : Vote Code: 52118

(Un)Natural History is a monumental miniature landscape that is installed in the abandoned Grand Hall of the Public Museum. The massive detailed work depicts a landscape functioning as a subliminal still in an ambiguous state of both destruction and regeneration. The...

Lily Cox-Richard : Strike

Vote: 53349 Frontier fences, lightning rods, obelisks, and fairy circles. As they drift through time and away from their vernacular, these familiar forms become vague. I’m trying to understand how these symbols and systems can still be potent, and where this power is...