02.09.2021 to 22.11.2021 - EIKON Schauraum
Alan Butler. Ein Vorbild bildendes Abbild eines Bildes
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Opening: Thu, Sep 02, 19:00
Exhibition: Sep 03 - Nov 22, Screening: Mon thru Wed 11-16h | open: Thu and Fri 14-18h
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In his new one person exhibition at the EIKON Schauraum, Alan Butler explores the materiality of digital objects from simulated worlds through modes of traditional photography and lens based media. This examination is builds upon an existing body of work that combines photography and video games. The works features play with the different levels of image-making through moving image, sculpture, analogue photography and machine learning algorithms. Each of the works attempts to transpose the flatness of computer simulations into three dimensional art objects and the physical architecture of the gallery space.
A main feature in the latest issue EIKON #115 is dedicated to the artist.
In 2020 Alan Butler (born 1981 in Ireland) won the Q21 viennacontemporary Artist-in-Residence Prize in cooperation with EIKON and is Q21 Artist-in-Residence at MuseumsQuartier Wien in August and September 2021.
Participation in numerous international exhibitions, currently Refuge, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin; How to Win at Photography. Image-Making as Play, Fotomuseum Winterthur; Open World. Video Games and Contemporary Art, Oklahoma Contemporary, et al. He is the co-curator of the Irish Pavilion at the 17th Biennale Architettura 2021, Venice, Italy.
Image: © Alan Butler
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