The Drain of Progress: sculpture by Zander Blom

A little cardboard here, a gallon of black paint there, and some tape and cotton rags down here – now time to destroy and photograph these sculptures!  We all need a little abstract and modernism in our lives, which Zander Blom has envisioned in his installation/photography The Drain of Progress.

The prints are accompanied by a book representing bombastic interpretations of the photographic documentations such as art depictions in books, blending in an imaginary pomp status. Blom has reflected with “…reproductions led to a desire to mimic the photographic mediation evidenced in these publications. In my world of books the actual works didn’t have to exist, because the photographs were all I had access to …”  

About the author

Though residing in the renowned tourist spot of fancy lights and buildings, Las Vegas, should be interesting, Demi knows it’s just another ordinary home with frustrating, forever-shifting weather. Meanwhile, she tries to find a caprice of clear senses. She might blog about it all at DesignCube or simply rest her eyes within the phosphenes.