David DiMichele’s Installations

There is something so unsettling about these installations from artist David DiMichele.  Working on a gigantic scale, these tremendous installations overwhelm the viewer, with a sense of being trapped in the wreckage after an earthquake, where objects can become aggressively suggestive of violence. For example, In Canyon, one see huge cracks in the floor, or Broken Glass where the violence is loomingly obvious. In his more abstract installations such as Euroarch or Hose drawing, a sense of infestation, growth, and refuse set an nightmarish landscape. Are we tiny in comparison to nature? Will we eventually be consumed or trapped by what we have created? Are these the landscapes of the future?


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Robyn Germanese

Year Born: 1981
Location: Toronto // How many hours a day are you on the web? 4-8
Last cool project you worked on: Art of Fashion 2012 (Toronto, for Nuit Blanche)
Coolest person you know personally: My mother (she works sometimes 9 jobs at a time, makes Broadway divas look like shrinking violets, and has the best vocabulary.
Best place to eat in your neighborhood: Yukaii (Japanese fusion- they have been closed for a long time due to fire from fire bombings that are frequent in my neighborhood)
Top 3 Places: Oaxaca, Tofino, my bed
Next destination: Italy, Scotland, Australia
Generation favorite: for fashion, art and music it changes all the time, but if I had to choose one it would be 1940s.

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