| 17.11.- 8.12.2007
her investigations into swarm theory and the ideas of “home”,
Malakoff has reproduced a beehive and swarm in its entirety. Drawing
on biblical ideas of the 10 plagues, Malakoff’s “trompe
l’oeil” sculpture seeks to trick and overwhelm the viewers.
her installation work, she seeks to create visceral experiences
for the viewer – creating environments that alternate between
beauty and foreboding, and awe and intimidation. In an art world that
is often focused on the cerebral, Malakoff wishes to re-introduce the
experiences of the corporeal.
Malakoff is a Canadian-born, new Berlin-based artist and a 2005 graduate
of the Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver, Canada. She has participated
in artist residency programs at the Banff Centre (Canada), the Stride
Gallery, Calgary, and SÍM, Reykjavík, Iceland. She has
exhibited in both group and solo shows throughout Canada and in England,
the US and Mexico. Her work is held in private collections across Canada
and the US.