Synopses & Reviews
- American video and installation artist Doug Aitken (b.1968) exploded onto the International art scene with his multi-screen work electric earth at the Venice and Whitney biennials in 1999
- His videos"--dream-like sequences rearrange the linear flow of narrative into a series of unforgettable, disjointed photographic tableaux
- Altken's work creates unexpected yet beautiful imagery that encircles the viewer and creates a suspended, hyper-real portrait of contemporary life
An exploration of the work of Doug Aitken, a Californian video and installation artist. It features a discussion of Aitken's working methods; an examination of his art within the context of contemporary philosophy; a study of Aitken's "i am in you"; a short story chosen by Aitken; and more.