Get SF Weekly Newsletters

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Masterminds Finalist Juliette Tinnus

Posted By on Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 1:31 PM

click to enlarge tinnus_hoax.jpg

This Thursday SF Weekly will be hosting Artopia, an art show at Project One featuring the 10 finalists in our annual Masterminds contest. That night, we'll award $2,500 grants to three lucky artists. In the meantime, we'll be previewing the works of the works of the finalists here on All Shook Down.

Do any serious artists do still-lifes anymore? The answer is yes. Our proof: Juliette Tinnus. But the photographer applies clever twists to the old genre.

In some of her works, she combines objects that wouldn't ordinarily go together, such as tree branches decorated with Post-Its and a bullhorn covered by a leg warmer. In others, Tinnus uses old-fashioned material to make a visual counterpoint: One photo depicts what looks like a classic tabletop still-life except a crocheted fabric reads, www.unbeli3veable_br3asts.com. "In a world dominated by technology," she says, "I feel inspired to return to handmade methods."

click to enlarge tinnus_still.jpg

  • Pin It

Tags: , , ,

About The Author

Will Harper

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook

Slideshows

  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"