Magnus Bjerk, Whitey On The Moon’ Nr. 23
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Magnus Bjerk

Whitey On The Moon' Nr. 23, California, 2007
From the Whitey On The Moon series
Website - MagnusBjerk.com

Magnus Bjerk (b. 1980) is a visual artist working within a strict, clinical framework. His photographs often consist of staged situations blended with a non-staged documentary-style approach. In both cases, he aspires to elevate situations, actions and people beyond our everyday perception of them. Bjerk searches out people and objects that seem to be located outside of their usual context, as if they were put there by mistake. In these settings, he produces situations that radiate an ambivalent atmosphere, acting as intermediate stages between the conscious and the unsuspecting. Magnus has exhibited extensively internationally, is represented in numerous state and private art collections and has received several grants/stipends.

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012.

 

 

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