Alexa Meade – New Human Installations

You’ve definitely seen Alexa Meade‘s work before. Some of her photographs have circled the internet like crazy. She’s come out with a couple new brilliant pieces in her classic style, where she paints on people and photographs them to make the three dimensional space seem two dimensional.

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Alicia Eggert & Mike Fleming – Eternity

“‘Eternity’ is a wall-mounted scupture made in collaboration with Mike Fleming. It consists of 30 Electric clocks rear-mounted to a large sheet of white acrylic. During installation, the black hour and minute hands of the clocks are aligned to spell the word “eternity”, and the clocks are plussed in to a series of power strips on the floor. The hands begin to move when the switch on the last power strip is flipped, and the word almost immediately becomes a jumble of moving black lines. “Eternity” does not reappear until the hour hands return to their originial positions twelve hours later. And even then, it lasts a mere split second.” – Alicia Eggert

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Anoka Faruqee – Mind-Bending Paintings

Anoka Faruqee is an artist currently living and working in New Haven, CT. She meticulously paints large representations of three-dimensional of abstract color fields. The shapes faruqee uses derive from Islamic tile geometry which she describes as “…someone centuries ago spent a good amount of time playing with a ruler and a compass, I can lift from that tradition a kind of readymade handmade pixel.” Combining mathematics with manipulated shapes she evokes digital technology visuals and leads the viewer into the infinite.

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Jose di Gregorio – TrA

TrA holds the essence of a planetarium and a mandala. This fall, Jose Di Gregorio took his young children to the planetarium at the Lawrence Hall Of Science in Berkeley, CA. While constellations may seem like nothing more than memory aids to distinguish particular stars, they also remind us how small we are in the universe and that this is part of what makes us important to each other. One constellation in particular caught DiGregorio’s attention, the small Triangulum Australe (TrA) in the southern sky. To create a mandala with the constellation, TrA uses the principles of the Net of Indra. It stretches out infinitely in all directions and is associated with the motionless timeless center of the universe. To illustrate theses concepts of emptiness, as well as interpenetration, ten circles that form a density in its design. TrA serves as the equilateral triangle increasingly obscured within the circles.

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