from a series of digital paintings started in 2015 where I took small micro sections of unsolicited pictures sent to me on social media, via DMs, to create abstract works of art. The series of paintings has since evolved into using micro areas from zoom calls, google hangouts and other various video conferencing platforms over the last year, these micro areas I extract from the video I then use to create custom paint brushes which serve as my palette for the paintings created.
About the Artist
Addie Wagenknecht’s work explores the tension between expression and technology. She seeks to blend conceptual work with forms of hacking and sculpture. Previous exhibitions include MuseumsQuartier Wien, Vienna, Austria; The Istanbul Modern; Whitechapel Gallery London, The Whitney Museum for American Art, König Galerie Berlin and The Center Pompidou, Paris France. Her work has been featured in numerous books, and magazines, such as The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Art in America, and The New York Times. She holds a Masters degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University, and has previously held fellowships at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center in New York City, Culture Lab UK, Institute HyperWerk for Postindustrial Design Basel (CH), and The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University.
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