[Fall 2008 – Winter 2009]
The image bank is an archive based on modalities of selection, indexation and thematic grouping which condition its usage. This apparatus is appropriated by artists to explore the contextual conditions of the reading of images. Visual literacy and the future of the « virtual museum » imagined by Malraux are at stake.
Peter Piller, Bombs and Hunts – Cheryl Simon, Remembering, Repeating, and Reading Across the Surface of Things: Peter Piller’s Archive
George Legrady, Cell Tango et Pockets Full of Memories – Jean Gagnon, George Legrady’s Images in Transit
Luis Jacob, Album IV – James D. Campbell, I.O.U. (Intersubjectivity, Optimism, Utopia): Reflections on Luis Jacob’s Image Archive