Daniel Borins and Jennifer Marman have been making large-format sculpture, mixed media, installation and electronic art since 2000. Marman is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario. Borins is a graduate of McGill University. They both graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2001 – where they first began collaborating together. Their solo exhibition “The Collaborationists” has been on tour since 2013. Marman and Borins are represented by Cristin Tierney Gallery in New York.
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Articles on Amodern by Daniel Borins
Our practice often contextualizes visual art within everyday life while simultaneously referring to and reassessing twentieth century art history – its utopias, and stylistic polemics. Concurrently, our projects discuss contemporary museum modalities within the context of ideological stances compromised by globalizing forces. We seek to expose the tensions arising between the historicity, formalism and politicization of the artwork to produce new meanings. Contained within this visual essay are images of our artwork from our early practice up to the present. Our visual contributions are intended to comment on the changing role of the exhibition – one that has moved beyond specimens, and toward designed and immersive environments.