THE RETURN [2011]

Photo-, and time-based installation (variable)

 

 

THE RETURN is an autobiographically inspired project examining shifting notions of home and belonging from the perspective of migration. The project is comprised of discrete photographic and video-based works that engages both the vocabularies of the still- and the moving-image in an installation that explore ideas of the return (whether feasible or impossible) to an originary home (whether actual or imagined, symbolic or real). This body of work of the following discrete works:  

 

                Airport / Airplane (2011/1965) Inkjet prints mounted on aluminum (1m x 1m)

                Akimbo (2011) Inkjet print on mounted on aluminum / single-channel video (variable)

                Telephone (2011) digital audio loop (variable)

                Unfold (2011) Published artist book - offset  (24cm x 17cm - 48 pages / 3 gatefold)

                Still (2011) Single-channel video (4:40 min – variable, projection)

  

Airport [2011/1965]

Injet prints mounted on aluminum (1m x 1m) ​

Installation view: Enjoy Public Art Gallery (Wellington, New Zealand)

Akimbo [2011]

Injet print mounted on aluminum (1m x 1m) ​/ Single-channel video (variable)

Installation view: Enjoy Public Art Gallery (Wellington, New Zealand)

Akimbo [2011]

Injet print mounted on aluminum (1m x 1m) ​/ Single-channel video (variable)

 

Telephone [2011]

Digital audio (variable)

 

Unfold [2011]

Published artist book - offset  (24cm x 17cm - 48 pages / 3 gatefold)

 

Installation view: Enjoy Public Art Gallery (Wellington, New Zealand)

Still [2011]

Single-channel video (variable)

Installation view: Enjoy Public Art Gallery (Wellington, New Zealand)

Unfold [2011]

Published artist book - offset  (24cm x 17cm - 48 pages / 3 gatefold)

Still [2011]

Single-channel video (4:40 min – variable, projection)

©  John Di Stefano