November 2, 2014
"Sometimes my work also has literal connections to archeology, or rather to history. In A Place Where My Thoughts Are Frozen Together, I set out to attach a human femur to a coffee cup. I thought it was interesting how the cup has gradually acquired a handle during its evolutionary process. I ended up giving the femur a small raised bump so that, together, the cup and the bone could hold a sugar cube. It looks like something has grown out from inside the bone in a way comparable to the relatively slow process whereby the handle of the coffee cup evolved. I think it's beautiful how both of them, powerless and armless, hold the sugar cube." -Mark Manders
, Ronse, Belgium
October 20, 2014
is an experimental photographer and microbiologist working in Seoul, South Korea. In his recent series, Impermanence
, "...he cultivates fungus that he applies to his film. Through this process, the microorganisms slowly devour the film...the intended result is what appears through disappearance...".