David Michalek: Figure Studies
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- Website: www.edinburghartfestival.com
A newly commissioned work by an artist who specialises in recording lovingly high-resolution and slowed-down footage of the body in motion. Figure Studies is a tribute to the pioneering work of Eadweard Muybridge and records the bodies of ordinary people in action; Slow Dancing focuses on professional dancers. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.
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Reviews & features
David Michalek: Figure Studies20 Sep 2012
Slo-mo studies of every-day movement make imperfection blur into beauty
There’s something heroic about David Michalek’s three-screen sequel of sorts to his similarly-styled ‘Slow Dancing’ triptych of larger-than-life slo-mo studies of dancers in motion, first seen in 2007. Where in that piece five blink-and-you’ll-miss-em…
David Michalek discusses his life as an artist - interview29 Jul 2012
The multi-disciplinary artist reflects upon Bill Viola and trading art for baseball cards
What was the first exhibition you went to see? The first two contemporary art exhibitions that I went to see were at the Los Angeles MOCA. The first works we saw upon entering the museum were very large and impressive paintings by Anselm Keifer. But…
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