Written by Laura Gonzalez Cara Barer’s book project has a lot to do with chance and experimentation. A random encounter with an old phone book was the primary inspiration and after that, more than seven years ago, she began the search for more books and methods to change their appearance. Their size, type of paper [...]
In an attempt to explore the dichotomy of fixed versus migrational living, Djrudjica Kesic has developed a series of accessories rooted in the notion of domesticity. Using her personal belongings in an unconventional manner, Kesic, a jeweler from Melbourne, Australia, has deconstructed these “preloved” objects, such as pillowcases and wooden chairs, and re-purposed them, often hiding [...]
Artist and Central Saint Martins graduate Nick Gentry creates recycled art with obsolete media storage as his medium. After assembling canvases by puzzling together floppy disks with all kinds of different data, he paints portraits of over them. “The floppy disk stands firm and lives on as a metaphor for the increasing pace of the [...]
Artist Gabriel Dishaw merges his love for sneakers and technology in these beautifully sculpted Nike’s, using bits and pieces of computers, typewriters and other found metal objects. The Sneaker Series is only one of many of his series of objects that he has been creating since the mid-90′s.
Mary Iverson’s abstract geometric artworks are inspired by industrial shipping containers which she reduces into a complex network of overlapping planes and construction lines in dramatic perspective. Her oil and graphite works are often layered on top of recycled canvases through a process of adding paint and sanding down the layers.
We wrote about the TEXTile installation of artist Jean Shin two years ago, since then she created some even more conceptual installations, like the ‘Sound Wave‘ above or ‘Chemical’ below. Using everyday objects like broken umbrellas, worn shirts, old leather shoes or outdated eyeglasses, she creates these expansive installations…