Scarlett Hooft Graafland

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Scarlett Hooft Graafland   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Scarlett Hooft Graafland at Huis Marseille Museum voor Fotografie September 10th, 2011 - December 11th, 2011
Posted 10/17/11
‘Sometimes I just get an idea, and if I think it’s really good then I have to make it happen, whatever it takes...’ (see ArtSlant's interview with Scarlett here) Scarlett Hooft Graafland is a sculptor and photographer. Her first ever large solo retrospective, held in Huis Marseille, presents her photographs of majestic landscapes – in China, on the salt flats of Bolivia, the Arctic plains of northern Canada, and the lava fields of Iceland. Her compositions make subtle use of ‘soft’ materials... [more]
Digital? Analogue!   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Taco Anema, Paulien Barbas, Melanie Bonajo, Rob Bosboom, Morad Bouchakour, Dik Bouwhuis, Popel Coumou, Marrigje de Maar, Govert de Roos, Rineke Dijkstra, Leo Divendal, Isabel Firvida, Alicia Framis, Miklos Gaál, Joan Gannij, Jasper Groen, Sigudur Gudmundsson, Ni Haifeng, Jacqueline Hassink, Astrid Hermes, Scarlett Hooft Graafland, Nadine Hottenrott, Annabel Howland, Emily Kocken, Dirk Kome, Eva-Fiore Kovacovsky, Dana Lixenberg, Annaleen Louwes, Thomas Manneke, Charlott Markus, Katja Mater, Hanna Mattes, Brígida Mendes, Dorothée Meyer, Antoinette Nausikäa, Adrienne Norman, Rob Nypels, Paulien Oltheten, Liza May Post, Carolin Reichert, Nono Reinhold, Lon Robbé, Public Space With a Roof, Thirza Schaap, Maurice Scheltens, Patricia Schimmel, Eddy Seesing, Han Singels, Peter Svenson, Roos Theuws, Armando Andrade Tudela, Paula van Ameijde, Daniëlle van Ark, Elsbeth Struijk van Bergen, Martijn van de Griendt, Frank van den Broeck, Eric van den Elsen, Rob van der Nol, Marc Philip van Kempen, Marijke van Warmerdam, Marianne Viero, Joyce Vlaming, Puck Willaarts, Henk Wilschut, Vincent Zedelius at Huis Marseille Museum voor Fotografie November 27th, 2010 - February 27th, 2011
Posted 11/29/10
        Very rarely do we consider the chemical processes of photography when we look at photographic prints; even less frequently do we consider the printer, the person in the darkroom dodging, burning, adjusting colors and times, emerging occasionally to scrutinize a test strip or analyze an exposure. Perhaps this is because we’ve entered a digital age in which photographs are as often pixels of pigment as they are fixed silver. Or maybe it is because photography’s mimetic nature makes it... [more]
New York City Editor, Trong Gia Nguyen, speaks with New York-Amsterdam based artist Scarlett Hooft Graafland, who has shows up currently at Autocenter Berlin and Michael Hoppen Contemporary (London). Trong Gia Nguyen: You have traveled a lot for your projects. How do you think photography as a medium connects and lends itself to this sense of exploration and "exoticism?"Scarlett Hooft Graafland: At first, it was not my intention to become a photographer. I am trained as a sculptor, with a... [more]