As part of FOTOGRAFIA - International Festival of Rome, ILEX presents the new work of the Canadian artist Nathalie Daoust, China Dolls.
The twelfth edition of PHOTOGRAPHY explores the theme of Vacatio, Or of suspension and absence, crosses the research in the different languages of contemporary photography.
China Dolls Nathalie Daoust is a photographic installation composed of portraits - black and white prints, hand painted and then printed on over 200 ceramic tile that cover the walls and floor of the gallery. The exhibition includes three large-scale portraits each consisting of a mosaic of tiles and over a hundred individual portraits installed on the gallery floor.
Nathalie Daoust, born March 31, 1077, is a Canadian photographer who has led her life on an itinerant basis for a long time. In 1997 she gained public attention with a project that led her to New York, Where for several months he photographed the rooms of Carlton Arms Hotel. Since work is born an exhibition, the first solo, and later a book: “New York Hotel Story".
Since then, Daoust has created several new conceptual projects that have taken her all over the world, come on love hotels in Tokyo, In a brothel in Brazil, A darkroom to Sydney, The dreamy landscape of snow-capped Swiss Alps.
Nathalie Daoust - "China Dolls"
edited Deanna Richardson e Laura Mocci
2 October | November 24 2013
ILEX Gallery, Via Piscinula 21, Roma (Trastevere)
mar. - Fri 15-19 | sat. 11-19 and by appointment
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