Cory Arcangel

Limited edition sliders

£50

Limited edition sliders

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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” collection consists of dog tags, a limited edition trench coat, lighters, “brah” style sliders, and – what are now considered the brand’s trademarks – loose fitting sweats and hoodies.

All items are inspired by Arcangel’s iconic 2014 sculptural work, Going Negative / Lakes. The 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. 1978, Buffalo, New York; Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York) is a leading exponent in technology-based art. Selected solo exhibitions include: currentmood, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (2016); Hot Topics, Lisson Gallery, Milan, Italy (2015); All The Small Things, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland (2015); You Only Live Once, Holiday Inn, New York, NY, USA (2014); Beat the Champ, The Curve, The Barbican, London, UK (2011); Here Comes Everybody, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2010); Depreciated, Netherlands Institute for Media Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2009); Request for Comments, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK (2007); Don’t Touch My Computer, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (2006).

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.