Charlie’s Cans took 3 days to shoot – sorting out & organizing 2 takes, within an enormous softbox tent, polarizing light & lens to mitigate reflection… Consumption—junk into art, artistic impressions of rampant consumerism. #canart #yycarts #yycartsits #yycLCL #Calgaryarts
Charlie thought, because I am a photographer, his pop can collection would make fine subject matter. Three years I moved that box around in my storage room! In the end a catalyst, inspiration for my Consumption project. #yycLCL #Calgaryarts #yycarts #yycartsits #artlover #canart
Strike for Climate, strike out Christmas. Everybody over six knows that Santa Clause is a hoax, so shouldn’t children be boycotting plastic toys to save their planet? But that would deny them their material happiness, their joy of shopping, upholding social expectations for impulsive, compulsive, pathological consumption.
Just in time for Halloween – the Pumpkin King. Consumption casts a one-dimensional abstract eye on the detritus of rampant consumerism. The compulsive, impulsive, socially sanctioned spending on gifts, presents, souvenirs, toys, happy meals, Kinder Eggs, whatever the desire or occasion, is made manifest.
We are excited to find a new home for Sticky Fingers, complete with climbing figures. Düsseldorf–Hafen, District 3, STARTPLATZ business incubator, a day dream escape from a sleepy seminar, sticky fingered amorphous humanoids couldn’t wait to get some fresh air outside. Alchemists with a Midas gift, everything they touch turns their colour, as seen in […]