Digital artwork meets the bodily world in a brand new exhibition opening at the moment from Melbourne designer Zachary Frankel and artist Mikaela Stafford.
Whereas Zachary is thought for his daring and sculptural furnishings designs, Mikaela specialises in large-scale installations and has not too long ago delved into the world of digital animation – impressively, educating herself all the expertise in the course of the pandemic! However regardless of being worlds aside of their mediums, this new collaboration is the right exploration of the intersection between actual and digital areas.
‘From the beginning, I felt that our new works may sit facet by facet and be solely complimentary. My work exists within the bodily area and Mikaela has enabled them to exist within the digital sphere within the type of 3D movement graphics,’ Zachary explains.
For Tessellate, Mikaela has re-imagined his vibrant and quirky items of furnishings as surreal 3D fashions ‘the size of buildings and in areas not restricted by gravity’.
‘My intention was to take Zac’s on a regular basis objects and insert them into unimaginable realities that encourage audiences to consider the chances and challenges of a cyber-physical future,’ Mikeala says.
The works additionally participate in Melbourne Design Week 2022’s bigger dialog on sustainability. Zachary’s works utilise recycled supplies and the exhbition’s integration of the digital world seeks to encourages audiences to rethink ‘how we have interaction with the on a regular basis’.
‘I hope that individuals expertise each of our work as an immersive expertise, recognize the chances of each bodily and digital areas,’ he says. ‘And the larger intention is to create extra conversations round waste and the potential of creating lengthy lasting, practical and exquisite items from it.’
See Tessellate from 17 March – 20 March at 103 Johnston St, Collingwood at no cost.