[ISEA2020] Artist Statement: Lorna Mills — Petting Zoo: Noble Orphans

Artist Statement

Tags: Animated, Collage, GIF, VIDEO/PLAY

Animated GIF collage (6:31)

Petting Zoo: Noble Orphans is about the sly, the absurd, and the abject.

  • Lorna Mills (CA) has actively exhibited her work in both solo and group exhibitions since the early 1990’s, both in Canada and Internationally. Her practice has included obsessive Ilfochrome printing, obsessive painting, obsessive super 8 film & video, and obsessive on-line animated GIFs incorporated into restrained off-line installation work. Recent exhibitions include “Abrupt Diplomat” at the Marshal McLuhan Salon at the Canadian Embassy in Berlin, for Transmediale, “DKRM” at DAM Gallery, Berlin, “Dreamlands” at the Whitney Museum, NY, “Wetland” at the Museum of the Moving Image, NY and “The Great Code” at Transfer Gallery, NY. For the month of March, 2016, her work “Mountain Time/Light was displayed on 45 Jumbo monitors in Times Square, NYC, every night as part of the Midnight Moment program curated by Times Square Arts. Lorna Mills is represented by Transfer Gallery in L.A. & New York, Ellephant in Montreal and DAM Gallery in Berlin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorna_Mills