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Digital Works

600 Images | 60 Artists | 6 Cities
Bangkok | Berlin | London | Los Angeles | Manila | Saigon

Los Angeles ShowIn exploring the possibility of an all internet, simultaneous international exhibition, 6 curators selected 10 artists from each of 6 cities to participate in presenting each city through the eyes of artists, photographers, architects and graphic designers.

The set of 600 (b/w) digital images were reproduced by each city and exhibited simultaneously in June 2005 in London, Berlin, Los Angeles, Manila, Bankok and Saigon.

 

Venues:
Tamarind Gallery, Bangkok
Berlin
London
The Brewery Project, Los Angeles
Lumiere, Manila
Saigon

Curators:
Varsha Nair, Bangkok
Karla Sachse, Berlin
Sara Haq, London
Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza, Los Angeles
Judy Freya Sibayan, Manila
Sue Hadju

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Apartments
County General
Electric Tower
Poletree
San Onofre
Tube
Apartments

County General

Electric Tower
Poletree
San Onofre
Tube

Using photographs of icons of the “city”: buildings, signage, electric towers, Aylmer digitally blends them with ink wash painting,  a traditional and essentially gestural technique. Luminous and ominous, these visual bon-mots are haunting comments on the struggle against submersion into the engineered: a sensory suggestion of having lost that struggle.