My article on Zachary Davis’s show at Extra Extra, Philadelphia, has been quoted in Triangulation and I Like This Art. Thanks!
Zachary Davis is concerned with the limits and difficulties of human cognition, evolved long ago as a “learning and pattern recognition machine.” An active member of Portland-based artist collective Appendix, which is known as much for intellectual engagement as physical practice, his current research explores the resonance of new visual technologies with deep-rooted neurological processes. […]
Most web savvy folk recognize the term “meme” as referring to ideas, games and styles reproduced swiftly by means of imitation and adaption across the Internet. Artist Rob Pruitt has traced an absurd example of such a movement in Kitlers (2010), mapping the online communities dedicated to photographing white cats with black “Hitler” moustaches. However, as a […]