Trachten featured on Journelles.
American artist Mark Jenkins's urban (and rural) interventions are street-smart—in the truest sense of the word.
Jenkins creates and sets free a colorful cast of characters by way of clear tape casts: the homeless, kids, vagrants, polar bears, and horses (to name but a few) all take their place in the wild, wild urban space, while interacting with the surrounding buildings and public places that provide the context and set the stage. Positioning them around the world, Jenkins’ sculptures have made their way around the world in cities throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Disturbing, humorous, and enigmatic in equal measures, Mark Jenkins enlists his hyper-realistic sculptures into the service of, for example, Greenpeace, as well as for exhibitions, performances, art galleries, and workshops. We met the Washington, DC-based Jenkins in Berlin, where he was contributing to a dance theatre piece.
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Trachten recommended in the May 7 issue of Zeit Magazin.
The New Nomads and Kitchen Kulture featured in the Q1 2015 issue of Emotion Slow.
5-page article on Kitchen Kulture in the May 17 issue of El País Semanal, the Sunday magazine.
Liquid Spaces featured as "beau livre du mois" on Architectural Digest.
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