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Mountains of floppy disks, VHS tapes, polaroids and cassettes. This combination of media played a massive part in how a generation growing up in the 1980s and 1990s learned about the world.

As media is rapidly absorbed into the World Wide Web, the physical media formats of the past have been deemed obsolete. This represents a big shift away from real world objects, driving towards a human existence that is ultimately governed by countless intangible data files.

The paintings in this book seek to simply highlight a new movement, which is becoming increasingly apparent as an important cultural and social transition of our time. Will humans be forever compatible with our own technology?

All proceeds will go to Oxfam, a global movement of people working with others to overcome poverty and suffering.

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Nick Gentry
nickgentry London, UK
Nick Gentry is a British graduate of Central St Martins and has exhibited in the UK, USA and Europe. As part of a generation that grew up surrounded by floppy disks, VHS tapes, polaroids and cassettes, he is inspired by the sociological impact of a new internet culture.

Fecha de publicación  15 de agosto de 2010

Dimensiones  Cuadrado pequeño  80 páginas Papel premium, acabado satinado

Categoría  Bellas artes

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Comentarios (12)

ISO600

ISO600 dice

HI! we're leading the 1°Italian Instant festival, in October in Milan. It will be very important and the first in europe to and in the contempoarry art day. we'll have shows, performance, conferences, workshops, the museum of polaroid cameras and also we'll have a space dedicated to publications on the instant photographyt.
If you want to be among the protagonists of this festival with your book. write to: info.polaroiders [at] gmail.com (set subjet: "iso600: pubblication-your name surname") to have more information.
Hope to hear soon from you,
Carmen

publicado 02 de jul. a las 10:24 PST

Dru_Morgan

Dru_Morgan dice

Great book! Cutting edge art and social commentary.

publicado 21 de nov. a las 19:47 PST

sapata

sapata dice

What an original an amazing work ! I had a chance to see the book at the Blurb Pop Up store in London last week... well done !

publicado 14 de nov. a las 07:27 PST

marpessa

marpessa dice

Nick, I'm lovin' it! BIG LOVE for putting your work out there!

publicado 23 de oct. a las 15:57 PST

troisanneaux

troisanneaux dice

The great cover promises what the content is.
Very cool work, so graphic.

publicado 18 de oct. a las 07:23 PST

rafaelpavon

rafaelpavon dice

Fantástico trabajo. Me ha gustado mucho. Gracias. Un saludo.

publicado 02 de oct. a las 02:40 PST

missjojo

missjojo dice

A W E S O M E. Beautiful work. Would love to own an original piece!
Great idea, gorgeous colors, super cool style. I love it. Keep it up.
Congrats!

publicado 24 de sep. a las 12:48 PST

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