dadpranks, a collaborative effort comprised of six educated middle class white women, want to effect change through their art while eliciting a response to visual stimuli. A nutty cocktail of digital iGeneralationism and post-consumer waste, #dadpranks do not understand hashtags, but still manage to #boycotthershey using #strange #realhumor. Like a Nike model training on a Sodastream ™, beach with a Febreze (r) sunset peeling off, their work conjures a nostalgic yearning for Easter Sundays spent at grandma’s house, when gooey residue from CADBURY CREME EGG Candy would cling to your hands. (Elena Harvey Collins, Cleveland MOCA)
Bill Shannon is an acclaimed dancer, choreographer and performance artist. The energy, elegance and fluidity of Shannon dancing on crutches, combined with his clever use of a skateboard for mobility, have dazzled audiences worldwide…
Miguel Chevalier’s digital works are in constant metamorphosis, plunging us into a magical, poetic and very contemporary universe.
More info: www.miguel-chevalier.com
Jim Campbell’s work is unique in that his media and message are inseparable. He uses technologies developed for information transfer and storage to explore human perception and memory.
More info: www.jimcampbell.tv
“Flock” is a public art and light installation that features complex and coordinated LED lights and 1,000 hand-made peace doves. It honors the 49 people who lost their lives plus those who were injured in Orlando.
More info: www.luxepgh.com/flock/
Matthew Biederman has been performing, installing and exhibiting works, which explore themes of perception, media saturation, and data systems from a multiplicity of perspectives since the mid nineties.
More info: www.mbiederman.com