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About the product
Designed by Cory Arcangel in partnership with Bravado, the global music merchandising company, the Arcangel Surfware 2015 “Fuck Negativity” sliders are inspired by Arcangel’s iconic 2014 sculptural work, Going Negative / Lakes. The original work – part of the artist’s “Lakes” series – is a sculpture consisting of a flat–screen television turned on its side displaying the phrase “FUCK NEGATIVITY”. The phrase has been mirrored by the Java applet “lake,” which creates a shimmering, seemingly liquid reflection along a horizontal axis.
About the artist
Cory Arcangel (b. New York, 1978) works in various mediums, ranging from drawing, print, video, performance and video game modifications. Often using appropriation, he creatively re-uses existing physical and digital materials to create works that often explore the relationship between technology and culture. Selected exhibitions include Verticals’, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria (2019); ‘BACKOFF’, Firstsite, Colchester, UK (2019); ‘Asymmetrical Response’ with Olia Lialina, Ibiza Projects, Spain (2017); MCS, Team (Gallery, inc.), New York (2016); The Source, Printed Matter's New York Art Book Fair / MOMA Ps1, New York, (2015); Cory Archangel (Solo), Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (2015); Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism, Galerie Max Hetzer, Lisa Schiff and ARTUNER, (2015); Be the First of Your Friends, Espace Louis Vuitton München, Munich (2015); Hot Topics, Lisson Gallery, Milan, Italy (2015); This is All so Crazy, Everybody Seems so Famous, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy (2015)..
Studio Voltaire has been supporting artists for over twenty years, through our renowned programme of exhibitions, performances, events and education projects as well as providing affordable studios.
We have gained a reputation for championing both emerging and underrepresented artistic practices, often at key stage in the artist’s career. These have included Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Phyllida Barlow, Ruth Ewan, Elizabeth Price, Jo Spence, Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan, Richard Slee and Cathy Wilkes.
The gallery also provides an important UK platform for international artists, often providing them their first-ever presentation in the UK. These have included Nairy Baghramian, Thea Djordjadze, Nicole Eisenman, Judith Hopf, Paulina Olowska and Henrik Olesen.