Francis Alys

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Francis Alys, Don’t Cross the Bridge Before You Get to the River, 2008, Strait of Gibraltar Video and photographic documentation of an action, Photo:Jorge Golem

Francis Alys, Don’t Cross the Bridge Before You Get to the River, Strait of Gibraltar Video and photographic documentation of an action, Photo:Jorge Golem

Francis Alys 'Sometimes making something leads to nothing' (1997)  (Google image result)

Francis Alÿs: a story of deception - Tate Modern's best yet

Francis Alÿs Paradox of Praxis 1 (Sometimes doing something leads to nothing) Mexico City, 1997 The is a photograph from a performance by the artist Francis Alys in which he pushed a block of ice around Mexico City until it melted away to nothing.

Francis Alys

Shepherd and Flock, the passing of days.

Francis Alÿs is a Belgian contemporary artist living in Mexico City. Above are stills from the short movie Paradox of Praxis 1, where Alÿs pushes a block of ice through the streets of Mexico City until it melts; serving as a way to mark time and measure existence. More on the artist.

Francis Alÿs awarded BACA The jury of the Biennial Award for Contemporary Art (BACA) 2010 prize has unanimously announced Francis Alys the winner. For over twenty years, Alÿs has li

Francis Alÿs. "Watercolor." Trabzon, Turkey. & Aqaba, Jordan. 2010. Mixing water from the Red Sea with Water from the Black Sea.

Mixing water from the Red Sea with Water from the Black Sea.

Francis Alÿs, El Colector / The Collector, 1991.

Francis Alÿs, El Colector / The Collector,

Francis Alÿs - a story of deception http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1104  de berg wordt een paar meter verzet van plaats. daar werden heel wat mensen voor ingeschakeld.

gallowhill: “ Francis Alÿs - When Faith Moves Mountains, 2002 Alÿs visited Lima in 2000 just before the collapse of the Fujimori government and found ‘a desperate situation that called for an “epic.


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