Paul KOS (1942, USA) lives and works in San Francisco and is a conceptual artist and teacher. He graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute and co-founded the Bay Area Conceptual Art movement. In his work, simple materials are investigated and used to create metaphors. Kos' installations and videos have been shown at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, New Langton Arts, Capp Street Project, Leo Castelli Gallery in New York, M.H. de Young Museum in San Francisco and Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.
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Paul Kos at IFFR
In this early black and white, reel-to-reel video, small game traps are set to catch the rain.
This elegant study of materials shows the elements of water and fire reinforcing each other until they have returned to their original states.
rEVOLUTION: Notes for the Invasion: mar mar march
Inspired by a Leni Riefenstahl documentary, Paul Kos uses his typewriter to duplicate the rhythm of marching.