While navigating The Active Space in Bushwick, Brooklyn I came upon Theresa Daddezio’s Lunar Cycle. This was during an art show called Vegan Pizza Party, which featured 9 artists commenting on ‘New Aesthetic,’ a term which refers to the increasing appearance of the visual language of digital technology and the Internet in the physical world.
I found myself drawn to these fiberglass, gelatinous wunderkinds again and again!
From an email Teresa sent me:
“In my work, static sounds and visual re-occurrences play a role in revealing similarities between sound-shapes and natural phenomena. Algae, mosses, and smaller bimolecular formations have become template I use for this investigation, as they are often bound together physically and visually to create larger anthropomorphic structures. To recreate these occurrences, I employ a systematic process devised to create an appearance of stochasticity. The parallel between these formations arrive as an example of the dichotomy between the complexity and simplicity of botanic life.”