Visions of the future, horror scenarios or purely idyllic scenes? The photographic works by the New York artist Lori Nix show a world without people – a world reclaimed and ruled by Nature.
Lori Nix (born 1969) is a storyteller par excellence. In her photographs she whisks the viewer off to fictive places such as a museum, library, launderette or shopping mall, which bear testimony to the past existence of human beings on this earth and the achievements of their civilisations. With her photographs, whose motifs are based on small-scale dioramas that she constructs herself, the artist threatens to topple our anthropocentric view of the world. Human control centres and public places are reduced to absurdity. Nature alone remains, the last bastion of life.
The show is sponsored by the Kunststiftung NRW and the Landschaftsverband Rheinland and is the first museum exhibition of Lori Nix’s work in Europe.
The Power of Nature
10 May – 9 Aug 2015
via: See That Art