26.03.10 by Jeff

An Immaterial Survey of Our Peers

Brad Troemel’s latest project with Lauren Christiansen is as much an art piece as it is an art show. An Immaterial Survey of Our Peers is a series of images of an exhibition that never took place. The work in the show has been composited into images of an empty gallery. A lot of Troemel’s work, most notably his blog Jogging, raises questions about our physical interaction with art in a digital age. The images below appear to be documentations of physical objects but it is the images themselves that are the final products.

brad troemel artist an immaterial survey of our peers


brad troemel artist an immaterial survey of our peers

brad troemel artist an immaterial survey of our peers

brad troemel artist an immaterial survey of our peers

This made me think back to when I posted Ji Lee’s Parallel World and I wondered if the work was the little miniatures themselves or the images of the miniatures. How would it change the context of the work to label Ji Lee a photographer versus an artist who makes sculptures, when in the end we only engage a digitized image either way.

Read an interesting interview with Brad Troemel here.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • the first picture is just an amazing piece of art!





29.05.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Tristan Pigott

New work by artist Tristan Pigott (previously featured here). See more images from his upcoming show “Juicy Bits” below or on display at Cob Gallery in London June 8 – July 1.

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29.05.17 by Staff

“Works Sighted” by Artist Anna Valdez

Paintings by Oakland-based artist Anna Valdez. Click here for previous posts. See more images from “Works Sighted” below or on display at Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco June 3 – 24.

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29.05.17 by Staff

“Cats & Plants” by Artist Stephen Eichhorn

Chicago-based artist Stephen Eichhorn combines images of cats with flowers, cacti, shells and minerals. 200 of his cat collages have been compiled into a new book. See more of Eichhorn’s work below or check out Cats & Plants, available for pre-order via independent publisher Zioxla.

A limited-edition print is also available. For every purchase of either the book or print, a can of cat food will be donated to a non-profit working to rescue cats from shelters and find them loving homes.

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29.05.17 by Jeff

POW! WOW! DC 2017

Madsteez

 

International Art Festival POW! WOW! just rolled through Washington, D.C. and 15 artists blanketed the NoMa area with colourful murals. You should peep the @powwowworldwide Instagram as the team is now in the Middle East for the first-ever POW! WOW! Israel. No rest for the wicked! More images from POW! WOW! DC below.

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26.05.17 by Staff

“Light Barrier” by Artists Kimchi and Chips


An otherworldly audio-visual phenomenon by South Korean artists Kimchi and Chips (aka Mimi Son and Elliot Woods). Constructing an elaborate apparatus out of hundreds of projectors, mirrors and speakers the duo experiment with the materialization of objects from beams of light. Check out more images and video below!

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