Alley-Oop

Me he enamorado completamente de “Alley-Oop“, la genial e increíble exposición del trabajo colaborativo creado por Eric Trine y Will Bryant. Quiero muchas de estas piezas y las quiero YA.


 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alley-Oop is an exhibition of collaborative work created by Eric Trine and Will Bryant.

In Fall 2011, both of these dudes moved to Portland, Oregon for graduate school. Eric is from Southern California and typically works in sculpture, furniture, and environments. Will is from East Texas and has a practice rooted in illustration, graphic design, and art direction. Though they attend different schools in Portland, their paths often cross, their social circles overlap, and their criss-cross-overlap has blossomed into a whirlwind of high-fives, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle anecdotes, b-ball You Tubes, and buckets of laughter. As their friendship grew, talks of a collabo laced every hangout. Something was bound to happen. It was just a matter of time (and space).

Eric, Will and Poketo share an ethos that a life well-lived comes from the infusion of good art, good friends, and good vibes! As Charles Eames once said, “Take your pleasure seriously.” As someone important once said, “Form follows fun!” The work in this exhibition is the truest combination of the artists’ creative whims: colors, materials, subject matter—it’s an equilibrium, it’s a twister, it’s a day-glo refraction of positivity and goodness.

The artists influenced each other, developing pieces and remixing in real time, yielding a mega variety of multi-media, multi-dimensional pieces. Two vibes collide in the work, aiming to lighten and brighten moods, days, smiles and lives.

In true Alley-Oop fashion, the assist is as important as the dunk, and it is teamwork that really makes the dreamwork.

 

 

Poketo is located in Downtown LA at 820 E 3rd Street 90013. (map)

 

by Eric Trine and Will Bryant

 


 

 

 

 

 

OMOTE

Realtime 3d facetracking & projection mapping.

ERICA ELAN CIGANEK

Los primerísimos primeros planos pintados por la joven artista Erica Elan Ciganek.

ROMAIN LAURENT

Los geniales gifs del fotógrafo Romain Laurent.

WOVEN PORTRAITS

Each of these portraits is the result of physically weaving together two photographic prints of the same sitter by David Samuel Stern.

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SCHMUCKELEMENTE

Original colección de joyas creadas por Marcel Dunger con trozos de madera rotos y resinas de colores.

PIZZA IN THE WILD

By Jonpaul Douglass.

in the sea and near a girl.

Directed & animated by Masanobu Hiraoka
Music & sound design by Aimar Molero

NIGHTINGALE AND CANARY

Australian artist Andy Thomas specializes in creating ‘audio life forms’: beautiful abstract shapes that react to sounds. In this animated short, he visualizes two recorded bird sounds from the archives of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum.

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ADAM LUPTON

Canadian artist Adam Lupton‘s gaze explores psychological and sociological struggles in modern society. Painting in oil, blurring lines between realism and expressionism helps Lupton probe the internal and external dialogue faced in his multi-directional narratives. His recent work pits moments of choice against the visualization of their outcomes: temporal planes coexisting on a singular surface. With the notion of quantum mechanics having every possible outcome to a situation realized in splintered universes, he paints figures with varied levels of connection to reality.

EL TRIO by Sebastián Lara + Roberto Sedano

Esta serie de floreros fabricados en cerámica esmaltada, están inspirados en los tradicionales tríos de música mexicana. Su estética refleja la esencia, aspecto y personalidad de cada uno de los integrantes de alguna de esta agrupaciones. Donde encontramos al simpático gordito, seguido del vocalista fortachón líder de la banda y en la retaguardia al tímido y delgado guitarrista. Como una abstracción de la vestimenta de estas agrupaciones que se conforma de saco y corbatín. Las piezas cerámicas presentan un corte distintivo en la parte frontal.

ANNA HALLDIN MAULE

Oil paintings by Anna Halldin Maule.

B-M-B by Chamo San

B-M-B fue una exposición del artista Chamo San sobre Barcelona en la galería Mitte Barcelona.

LINDSEY HAMPTON

Lindsey Hampton is a Vancouver based multidisciplinary artist and designer.

BREZINSKI ILYA

El finísimo y puntillista estilo del tatuador bielorruso Brezinski Ilya.

THE MASK COLLAGES

Digital collage by Steven Quinn

AGNES TOTH

Las pinturas casi puzzles de la artista Agnes Toth.

SOPHIA NARRETT

Ya son unos cuantos artistas que usan hilo y aguja para bordar/crear sus obras. La artista Sophia Narrett aporta un toque distinto a todo lo visto hecho con esta meticulosa técnica.

MIRJA PITKÄÄRT

Mirja Pitkäärt is an Estonian designer based in Paris. Mirja is interested in accessories that sit between product and fashion design, using traditional as well as modern methods of manufacturing.

CARLA MCRAE

Las bonitas ilustraciones de Carla McRae.

BEN JOHNSON for L’MAD

L’MAD Collection is a South African fashion brand that creates limited edition collections that promote local artists and designers. The ethos behind L’MAD is to remain in constant dialogue with contemporary African art. As a result the collections are reverential in their beauty yet thoroughly contemporary in design. The collections are curated by Director, Lucy MacGarry.

TOMOO GOKITA

Los abstractos retratos en blanco y negro del artista Tomoo Gokita.

STRANGE PLANTS

Strange Plants is a celebration of plants in contemporary art by Zio Baritaux.

MERVE MORKOÇ

Las siempre perturbadoras ilustraciones de la artista Merve Morkoç.

F L O A T I N G

A short film directed by Greg Jardin about a lonely figure made out of balloons.

ETERNO

Eterno es uno de esos tatuadores que se define fácil: BRUTAL.

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KIXBOX shelving by Maxim Scherbakov. This shelf for Kixbox store has been specifically designed for a shoe collection, but it’s been half of the summer and it turned into a book shelf for Pop-up store.

ANDERS GJENNESTAD

Anders Gjennestad is a norwegian stencil artist who exhibits in galleries, on street walls he goes by the alias strøk. Using his own photographs as a point of departure, his hand cut multi-layered stencils create photorealistic imagery, with depth and detail that is complex, tactile and mentally engaging. The placement and choice of material painted on depicts the nature of the subject and enables the work to interact with the space.

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CODY HOYT

Las geniales piezas de cerámica de Cody Hoyt.

CHROMA FRAME by LUCY BIRLEY

Lucy Birley has collaborated with product designer Lambert Rainville to create “Chroma Frame”, and innovative chair system with interchangeable textile covers, allowing the user to explore shape and colour, and have fun with the designer’s flexible and informal vision.

TENIA

Las múltiples y enigmáticas miradas de los personajes del artista italiano Gianluca Gambino aka Tenia.