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Description - American Cockroach by Catherine Chalmers

Presents stills from the artists videos; her drawings, constructed out of antennae, wings and other cockroach parts and installation shots of her sculpture on the same topic. Taken together, this collection of images dares us to rethink nature as an extension of human life, or human life as an extension of nature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781931788397
ISBN-10: 1931788391
Format: Hardback
Pages: 96
Imprint: Aperture
Publisher: Aperture
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Catherine Chalmers

Catherine Chalmers lives and works in New York City. She holds a BS in Engineering from Stanford University and an MFA in Painting from the Royal College of Art, London. She has exhibited around the world, in New York at P.S. 1 (a MoMA affiliate); Mass MOCA, Massachusetts; the Kunsthalle Vienna and Kunsthalle Basel; Yerba Buena Museum, San Francisco; the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; and Magazin4, Bergenz, Austria, among others. Her work has been featured in a variety of publications, including the New York Times, Blind Spot, ArtNews, Artforum, Flash Art, the Sunday Telegraph, the Independent on Sunday, Harper's, and Discover, and has appeared on NPR, BBC, and CNN.

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