Mr. Fig is a collaborative project by artists Kristi Sword and Roberto C. Lange. The Mr. Fig pins came to be from drawings made on notes Lange would leave Sword, letting her know where he was, to-do lists, or just love letters.
Island Universe Story One is the first in what is an infinite series of chapters in this musical journey. The result of experimentation with a Scully 280 ¼ inch tape machine and the Teenage Engineering OP-1, the first Island is a collection of tape loops and edits. It is a deep breakfast buffet of star […]
While I was at the Armory fair this past week in New York, I came across Leah Yerpe’s drawings. There was something really fluid and animated about them that made me stop and inspect the craftsmanship of each drawings. I was hoping I could buy one, but every single one of these had a little red dot next to them.
Steve Grisé is a video experimentalist who has tapped into a visual interpretation of the song that resembles a digital artifact from a brain scan recording. The song title means Calculate, and a lot of it talks about the miniature strategies we create in our life. Something like the cold war that’s running in our […]
Camino de Manos Chuecas is a collaborative album by Adam Heathcott, half owner of Hometapes and myself. We met in college in a synthesis class and began a long friendship of drawing landscapes with sound. This record documents our time spent together in Savannah and Miami. Camino De Manos Chuecas by Boom & Birds
A good percentage of our lives seems to be spent in front of a computer, with most of that routinely filled with copying and pasting everything. Looking at Kristi Sword’s work makes you think she has time traveled and made this work in the future.
La Mano Fria is a graphic artist who uses sampled imagery and re-configures them and in a way mirrors what hip-hop producers do with vinyl records. From these appropriated images, he reconfigures text and shapes to form something that’s in-between hand=printed posters and early digital artifact heavy graphics. These shirts are produced through Beams T […]
I came across Paul Coors’ work a few years ago while doing a show at his art gallery, Publico. The concept and realization of all his work stands tall and makes you want to seek it out in the not-so-digital domain. He represents the Midwest and Cincinnati well.