Tuesday, April 03, 2012

My Work Included in Interlife Crisis at Fictilis in Seattle

My Work ROFL CON, which is a hand-cut carpet that says roll on the floor laughing will be included in Interlife Crisis at Fictilis in Seattle.

Here is more info on the show:

Interlife Crisis

Opening reception Thursday April 5th 6-9pm. Closing reception Friday April 27th 6-9pm.

Featuring work by:

Liat Berdugo
Gregory Chatonsky
Tom Estes
Anthony Fader
Timothy Furstnau
Ollie Glatzer
Gabriel Harp
Lori Hepner
Faith Holland
Antoinette Lafarge
Rebecca Nagle
Jody Oesterreicher
Liz Rodda
Paul Shortt
Joel Swanson
Daniel Temkin
Julia Vallera
Heather Warren-Crow

An infinite loop of questions from Yahoo Answers randomly paired and spoken by a computer as rhyming couplets. Dozens of girls doing the splits to the accompaniment of Billy Joel’s “Just The Way You Are” performed by a man who is definitely not Billy Joel. A woman creating a Photoshopped version of her own face as a mask, and then wearing it around. Dots per inch writ large. “Hypernatural Airffiti”. An artist who will do whatever the internet tells her to do for fifteen minutes. Lady Gaga’s live Twitter feed translated into Morse code and beamed out to Pioneer Square. Tweets tagged “confession” broadcast out into the street. Abstract portraits created by translating Twitter posts into binary code that controls the output of a spinning LED. Drawings of photographs from the OkCupid profiles of people who have looked at the artist’s OkCupid profile which are then photographed being held by the artist while imitating the person’s facial expression and then emailed to the OkCupid member who posted the original photograph. The roles of World of Warcraft avatar and real-world player, switched. A woman on a screen whose mood is controlled by live CNN headlines. Elongated silk stoles consisting of four different-colored threads representing the nucleotides A,U,C, and G, woven in sequence to exhibit the full human mitochondrial genome. A printed directory of every internet domain beginning with the word “serious”. (Seriously.) A large, hand-cut carpet which reads “Rolling On the Floor Laughing”….