Scarlett Hooft  Graafland, ‘Turtle’, 2012-2013, Photography, Inkjet print mounted on Dibond, Galerie XII
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Turtle, 2012-2013

Inkjet print mounted on Dibond
23 3/5 × 29 1/2 in
60 × 75 cm
Edition 6/8
.
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Location
Paris, Santa Monica, Shanghai
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Scarlett Hooft Graafland
Dutch, b. 1973
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Documenting her own bizarre interventions in harsh landscapes, Scarlett Hooft Graafland uses a combination of photography, performance, and site-specific sculpture to create images that are surreal and fantastical. Hooft Graafland journeys deep into remote, difficult terrains—Bolivian salt flats, the Arctic, or rural China—which she uses as stark and striking backdrops to playful juxtapositions and installations often inspired by the local population and mythology. Vanishing Traces (2007), a homage to Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970), consists of balloons floating in Bolivia’s Laguna Colorada, where Smithson had originally wanted to install his jetty but failed to do so because of the remoteness of the location. For Lemonade Igloo (2008), Hooft Graafland constructed an igloo from built blocks of frozen orange juice. Hooft Graafland describes her motivation as rooted in “magic realism” and “the wonder of creating situations that have never existed before and will probably never exist again.”

Scarlett Hooft  Graafland, ‘Turtle’, 2012-2013, Photography, Inkjet print mounted on Dibond, Galerie XII
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Scarlett Hooft Graafland
Dutch, b. 1973
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Documenting her own bizarre interventions in harsh landscapes, Scarlett Hooft Graafland uses a combination of photography, performance, and site-specific sculpture to create images that are surreal and fantastical. Hooft Graafland journeys deep into remote, difficult terrains—Bolivian salt flats, the Arctic, or rural China—which she uses as stark and striking backdrops to playful juxtapositions and installations often inspired by the local population and mythology. Vanishing Traces (2007), a homage to Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970), consists of balloons floating in Bolivia’s Laguna Colorada, where Smithson had originally wanted to install his jetty but failed to do so because of the remoteness of the location. For Lemonade Igloo (2008), Hooft Graafland constructed an igloo from built blocks of frozen orange juice. Hooft Graafland describes her motivation as rooted in “magic realism” and “the wonder of creating situations that have never existed before and will probably never exist again.”

Turtle, 2012-2013

Inkjet print mounted on Dibond
23 3/5 × 29 1/2 in
60 × 75 cm
Edition 6/8
.
Contact For Price
Location
Paris, Santa Monica, Shanghai
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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