Friday, December 17, 2010
Erika Vogt's "I Arrive When I'm Foreign"
'The piece is a large-scale print of a video still, in which Vogt faces away from the viewer, holding a camera behind her back with its lens pointed down, and snapping a picture. Beneath her, a life-size photograph of the artist responds with a vexing near-symmetry: In that image within an image, she lies on her back, holding a camera at her waist that is taking a flash photograph of her upright double. ' ["Image Transfer: Pictures in a Remix Culture" in www.artforum.com]