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Temporary Services

Temporary Services Work from Designated Drivers “For Designated Drivers, we invited an international selection of twenty people and groups to each fill one four-gigabyte USB flash drive with material of their choosing. These drives will then be presented in exhibition spaces, attached to wall-mounted retractable laundry lines. Visitors will be able to load their own […]

Arend deGruyter-Helfer

Arend deGruyter-Helfer Work from his oeuvre. Also check out his screensaver 3 and Untitled Window. “the two best compliments i’ve received recently, paraphrased: 1. ‘your work is really like a screensaver.’ 2. ‘it’s really nice watching you use the internet. you’re so efficient.’” – Arend deGruyter-Helfer

Sara Ludy

Sara Ludy Work from her oeuvre. “A growing trend within certain net art circles is investigating the processes involved in translating landscapes and nature onto and within digital frameworks. Sara Ludy should be considered as one of the more creative practitioners of this type of adaptation amongst this camp of makers. Her diverse work speaks […]

Alex M Lee

Alex M Lee Work from Machinic Vision. “This work focuses on the potential for new forms utilizing computer aided design that would present a paradigm shift in representation and photographic imagery. While traditional photography has always been connected to the capturing/indexing of light, this work explores the abilities of digital imaging to shatter that physical […]

Andrew Norman Wilson

Andrew Norman Wilson Work from Virtual Assistance. Virtual Assistane will be showing at Extra Extra‘s new space @ 1524 Frankford Ave in Philadelphia starting January 7th at 6:00. “Andrew Norman Wilson and Akhil C. The Virtual Assistance project began with research geared towards unpacking the relational system of Get Friday, a virtual personal assistant service based in […]

Cayetano Ferrer

Cayetano Ferrer Work from Western Import. “Cayetano Ferrer uses existing forms in order to engage in a dialog about the constant flux of the built, contemporary environment. Using inkjet prints on existing objects/architecture that reveal what these objects ultimately obscure, Ferrer exposes the relationship between the built and the rebuilt, surface and hidden, as well […]

John Opera

John Opera Work from his oeuvre. “Working simultaneously with the culturally historicized trope of landscape photography and the conceptual, experimental photograph, John Opera is concerned with the way the natural, exterior world and the abstract, interior world converge. Opera creates heavily charged landscapes that directly address presence and absence, being and non-being, in the choices […]

Jessica Labatte

Jessica Labatte Work from her oeuvre. “My photographs are formalist explorations of everyday objects and materials that engage the subjectivity and experiential qualities of matter. Juxtapositions of content, form, and color imbue dynamism into the still life tradition in their ability to place a still object into a state of becoming. In this state of […]

Micah Schippa

Micah Schippa Work from his Tools@Hand. Schippa’s statement is among the shortest I have seen (I am interested in translation between analog & digital, hand and machine.). Following an ongoing trend of techno-kitsch revival in new media, Schippa presents us with something that is familiar but at the same time inaccessible and foreign. His works […]

Aspen Mays

Aspen Mays Work from her oeuvre. “Albert Einstein once said, “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” Recent SAIC graduate Aspen Mays puts that maxim to the test in her current exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art (on view until February 28) and in the Cleve E. Carney Gallery at the […]