Sven Humphrey

Artist Statement:

"Our work explores states of being and patterns of thinking - from anxiety and restlessness to motivation and control - on personal, social, and institutional levels. Our practice extends an open invitation to chance and necessitates constant reinvention, reordering and interpretation rather than comfortably relying on a particular style or theme to fulfill a projected photographic outcome. Our process of seeing is a messy business of manipulating images while keeping a mindful eye on multiple interests - a visual mash-up like life.

"We remain fundamentally concerned with cognitive processes, and the dilemma of holding two opposing viewpoints in one's mind simultaneously. Our motivation is to make people pause for a contradictory experience: intimately inside ones head yet a universal thought, requiring patience yet timeless, about that moment but lingering in an afterimage."

Biography

Sven Humphrey received both his MA and BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and a BA from Tufts. With Robyn Voshardt, he has shown at Exit Art, New York City; Galerie für Zeichnung, Berlin; Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane; Bleu Acier, Tampa; Art Chicago and more.

Robyn Voshardt and Sven Humphrey have teamed up to create both still and moving photographic images. Their work explores states of being and patterns of thinking - from anxiety and restlessness to motivation and control - on personal, social, and institutional levels.

Website

http://www.voshardthumphrey.com...

Location

New York, NY

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