An unusual artist whose work combines film, video, installation, audio and drawing, Tacita Dean is among the most sophisticated new artists working today. Born in England but currently working in Berlin, Dean possesses a truly international audience. Her work was included in the 50th and 51st Venice Biennales (2003 and 2005) and she was nominated for the Turner prize in 1998. Tacita Dean is represented by Frith Street Gallery, 59-60 Frith Street, London W1D 3JJ, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean-Christophe Royoux is a Paris-based critic and art historian whose writing centres on artists who work with the moving image. The founder of the artistic production agency Histoires Paralleles, he is well known for his theoretical texts exploring the work of Marcel Broodthaers, James Coleman, Stan Douglas and Pierre Huyghe. Exhibitions Royoux has curated include `Off-Screen ou les miroirs du sujet' and `Radio Dramas: In the Labyrinth of Visual Voices'. Marina Warner writes fiction, criticism, and cultural history. She has contributed to numerous catalogues and curated several exhibitions, including `Only Make-Believe: Ways of Playing' at Compton Verney in Warwickshire, UK (2005). Her most recent book is Figuring the Soul: Spirits in the Media Age. She is Professor of Literature, Theatre and Film Studies at the University of Essex. Germaine Greer is a noted intellectual, feminist and public speaker. Raised in Australia and educated in England, Greer has written books on literature, art and society, most famously The Female Eunuch (1970).
Interview - Marina Warner * Survey - Jean-Christophe Royoux. * Focus - Germaine Greer on the video installation Boots. * Artist's Choice - W. B. Yeats' 'The Long-Legged Fly' (1939), W. G. Sebald's 'The Rings of Saturn' (extract) (1993)* Artist's Writings - Tacita Dean writes in simple and evocative terms on the histories explored in her own work. * Chronology and Bibliography