Cyprien Gaillard's work explores the effect of architecture on human life, using techniques borrowed from Land Art and Minimalism. He treats modernist buildings as romantic ruins, and aestheticizes their destruction. Gaillard films the demolition of housing projects and the explosions that carve away
2008 Parsons The New School for Design, MFA Graduate, New York, NY
1997 The Ontario College of Art and Design, BFA Graduate, Toronto, ON
2009 River’s Edge, D.U.M.B.O Art Under The Bridge Festival, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Undercurrents, XEXE Gallery,
Candida Hofer is a German photographer known for her exploration of architecture, especially of museums and concert halls. Her monumental pictures juxtapose the immensity of the buildings against the human scale of the visitor.