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Archive for January, 2011|Monthly archive page

Welcome to the Electrographic City

In visual arts on January 30, 2011 at 7:32 pm

Robert Montgomery‘s work echoes the Situationist concept of détournement(deflection, diversion, rerouting, distortion, misuse, misappropriation, hijacking, or otherwise turning something aside from its normal course or purpose) through a series of melancholic posters that cover advertising billboards. Parasitically, the white colour of the type uses the fluorescent lights of the advertising panels. His series of altered neon signs uses the medium of recycled sunlight – the sculptures capture the sunlight during the day through solar cells and emanate it during the night.

And a bit of background SI, hyperreality and the society of spectacle:

 

randomize

In visual arts on January 29, 2011 at 8:30 am

Friday afternoon in the Universe

In visual arts on January 28, 2011 at 9:28 pm

Jack Kerouac + DJ Shadow. Short but sweet, have a great weekend!

via The Fox is Black

yes please. NOW.

In travelling, Uncategorized on January 26, 2011 at 11:23 pm

via Mudchicken.

Dancers Among Us

In visual arts on January 19, 2011 at 10:45 pm

An ongoing project of photographer Jordan Matter, featuring professional dancers in everyday situations around NY (where else?).