Evan Roth

Evan Roth is a multidisciplinary artist/Bad Ass Mother Fucker currently living in Paris. His work is in a number of galleries such as MoMA and The Tate Gallery. Much of his work is also available online, fitting with his aesthetic as a digital artist/ public domain provocateur. The first piece I saw by Roth that I really enjoyed was J. Dilla Memorial: The Legacy Lives On This piece is a timer counting down how long it will be until J. Dilla’s music is in the public domain (70 Years after his death). SInce this work references another artist who utilized … Continue reading Evan Roth

Jason Salavon

Jason Salavon was born in 1970, and got his MFA at SAIC in Chicago. His work deals with the parallels between art and technology, information, and culture. He is unique because he writes and programs his own works often, making his art exist parallel to the world of IT or computer science. I was immediately struck by the seriousness of the work that Salavon puts into his pieces, while still being able to critique the things around him, and perhaps pull the “arts” down a notch, closer to the hands of the status quo. An example of this is Golem (Printer), a … Continue reading Jason Salavon

Christian Marclay

Christian Marclay was born in 1955 in California. His work is heavily influenced by the Fluxus artists, as well as noise, pop culture, and punk rock. He has collaborated with some of the most important experimental sound artists of the 20th century, such as John Zorn and Otomo Yoshihide (their collab record Moving Parts is incredible). One of his super cool video pieces is Video Quartet from 2002, which links up Hollywood films that feature music, and synchronizes the idea of composition, culture, and sound. Like many of Marclay’s pieces, it is overwhelming, loud, brash, funny, but quite sophisticated when closely … Continue reading Christian Marclay

One Tool Project

Jaws Remake for People with Galeophobia Utilized the clone stamp tool. I Need Another Minute to Decide Utilized mixer brush on an Applebee’s menu. moonlandinghoax.blogspot.com Utilized the patch tool. Original Photos: