If you're wondering what goes into the crating and shipping of Nick Cave's works, take a look at the video and photographs documenting the "sojourn" from Cave's Chicago studio to the Denver Art Museum.
Nick Cave: Sojourn is a special ticketed exhibition on view June 9-September 22. More
Check out the video, as well as the install shots of the
exhibition title wall to see how it was created. The cover of the exhibition's accompanying catalogue is also a reflection of the title wall, incorporating the same vinyl design and letterform die cut. Nick Cave: Sojourn
Nick Cave: Sojourn is a special ticketed exhibition on view June 9-September 22, 2013. More
Experimental film has become a significant part of Nick Cave’s work in the last two years. His interest in animating his sculptures and pushing new boundaries in performance led to Cave’s most ambitious film project to date,
Drive-By (2011). Drive-By features 25 performers—all wearing varied Soundsuits decorated with twigs, raffia, or hair—jumping, rolling, falling, and dancing. After the film was edited, Cave collaborated with sound artists to add a track with a range of natural and electronic effects.
Spot (2007), 3 minutes, floor projection More
Nick Cave made the first garment-sculptures we know as
Soundsuits in 1991 in response to the now-infamous amateur video of the racial profiling and beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers. The violent footage had a transformative and emotional impact on Cave. The soundsuits became a way for him to condition his spirit against adversity and to form a “second skin” of protection. More