The Craft and the Makers recommended as the tip of the day on schöner- wohnen.de on October 6.
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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Visual Families featured in the November issue of PAGE. "Dieses ebenso unterhaltsame wie amüsante Wimmelbuch trägt ... Serien zusammen, ob Variationen aufs Thema Bartfrisuren, 80er-Jahre-Mixtapes (oder) die berühmtesten Sonnenbrillen aus Filmen wie Lolita oder The Big Lebowski."
The Outsiders recommended in ramp style's October issue. "Draußen ist das neue 'in'".
The Outsiders, Out of the Blue and The Chamber of Curiosity in étapes issue #221.
Wunderkammern in the fall issue of Diva Wohnen. "Wohn-sinn."
FAILE: Works on Wood featured in the October issue of miss.
Wunderkammern recommended in interia's fall/winter issue. "Wie Bühnen für ganz besondere Charaktere wirken die in diesem Band vorgestellten Domizile."
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