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  • A Domestic Image of Preemption
    A Domestic Image of Preemption
  • A Domestic Image of Preemption
    A Domestic Image of Preemption
  • A Domestic Image of Preemption
    A Domestic Image of Preemption
  • A Domestic Image of Preemption
    A Domestic Image of Preemption
A Domestic Image of Preemption
A Domestic Image of Preemption is a multimedia installation by Helene Kazan that sets the ordinary image of the domestic space against a complex conceptual framework of preemption.Bringing together under one roof, a sequence of interacting moving images. The films are made using a unique methodology by extracting visual information captured in a single archive photograph. The domestic scene depicted in each image is reproduced to re-enact a potential event. The slow moving works reveal the conditions inside the home as it transforms, exposing the approach of a catastrophic breaking point, and creating a narrative around how and why the...
Window No. 17
Window No. 17
If you are very still and quiet, you can hear the sound it makes as it approaches. Quiet at first, from the safety of its relative distance. Then building with more urgency, almost deafening, the drone of this violent force...
Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
‘Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989' is entirely generated from a single archive photograph taken of the kitchen in the flat I once lived in, in Lebanon. From this single photograph, 1680 images have been generated to make up the four...
Present Tense
Present Tense
Situation sensitive installation exhibited as part of RHYZOMATIC, Departure Gallery. Oct 2010.View more info.......
...delicate conceptual material...
...delicate conceptual material...
Jerwood Project Space, 27 Sept till 8 Nov 2010.'As a genius of construction man raises himself far above the bee in the following way, whereas the bee builds with wax that she gathers from nature, man builds with far more...
Drawn Territory - Part 4
Drawn Territory - Part 4
A Conversation between Helene Kazan & Louise Ashcroft 2009/10Continued from...Helene Kazan: Focusing on the physical practicalities of your role as curator, what did you find was the difference in the challenges you were faced with in Trident Way, and the...
Drawn Territory - Part 1
Drawn Territory - Part 1
A Conversation between Helene Kazan & Louise Ashcroft - 2009/10Louise Ashcroft: Hi Helene, What particularly struck me about the Drawn Territories project that you developed during our Trident Way residency was the contradiction between your instinctive desire to possess space...
Where Drawing meets Sculpture
Where Drawing meets Sculpture
Exhibited for V22: The Sculpture Show. The Almond Building, The Biscuit Factory, London, 26 April till 31 May 2009.View more info.......
Art of Occupation
Art of Occupation
Curated by Helene Kazan, inspired by Hollow Land Israel's Architecture of Occupation by Eyal Weizman. Working Rooms, London, 11 till 21 Sept 2008. Inaugural exhibition for TangentProjects.Featured artists: Emily Candela, Cedric Christie, Karen Ay, Simon Fraser, Helene Kazan, Steve Smith,...