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Stop Motion Films by Kirsten Lepore and Nix + Gerber Produced Entirely in the Space of a Car Trunk

September 13, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

…eviously) to produce stop motion films in the vehicle’s cargo space. Nix + Gerber explore space in their film Camping, while Lepore goes deep under the sea in her work Underwater. Nix + Gerber utilized two dioramas for their models of Earth and the Moon, creating each of the terrains with foam, wire, flock, dirt and rocks. Lepore’s ocean-based love story was built entirely from paper, with an overlay of plexiglass to give the set that…

 

 



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New Miniature Post-Apocalyptic Environments by Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber

February 15, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

…ies by looking at the same imagined future from an exterior point of view. Nix and Gerber’s new scenes move away from a focus on water-damaged and rusty interiors to explore broad outdoor environments recently devoid of civilization. Scaffolding and bridges crumble as plants begin to poke back through cement cracks, subtle hints that nature has begun to reclaim its land. “Empire presents a world transformed by climate uncertainty and a…

 

 



Art Photography

A Short Film Detailing the Miniature Replication of Nix + Gerber’s Post-Apocalyptic Studio

May 26, 2016

Kate Sierzputowski

…early everything within the scenes is fabricated by the two under the name Nix+Gerber, with each scene taking approximately seven months from start to the final photograph. This means that the two take approximately two photographs a year, spending the bulk of their practice on miniature reproduction. When deciding the last piece to produce for the body of work “The City,” Nix+Gerber decided to look inward. They choose to replicate the…