San Antonio, TX
Created in 2015, Jennifer Steinkamp’s newest work features flowering plants animated inside a cubic framework that utilizes the outer edge of the video as a container, mimicking the boundaries of a garden. Flowers are blown by an unseen force, as plants collide both with each other and the edges of the frame, breaking apart into seeds, twigs, leaves, and petals. The animations loop forward and back—transitioning between breaking apart and coming back together—eliminating any notion of narrative, as is characteristic in Steinkamp’s work.
Jennifer Steinkamp was born in Denver, Colorado, and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts from the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California. [...]
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website