Category Archives: Ariane Vielmetter

On realism as a fiction and as a useful tool

A mirror lets me become an anthropologist of my own body. It is an almost transparent barrier between my faculties of perception and the thing I’m looking at. It is also a lie, a flattened out and distorted image of … Continue reading 

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Reverence and quiet grandeur: Ariane Vielmetter writes of the floor

The floor is fertile ground for a painting. I don’t necessarily mean the floor as a site of production, I mean the floor as subject. It sits like a skin between the buried and the walking. It carries the scuffs, … Continue reading 

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Akina Cox: A profile by Ariane Vielmetter

Akina Cox is a tall woman with a petite voice. A voice that, like her tenderly crafted collages, films and sculptures, has the tendency to (sweetly) deliver gut punches and initiate heavy-duty discourse. I remember her casually piping up that … Continue reading 

Published on by Geoff Tuck in Ariane Vielmetter. 3 Comments