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Surface Protection Plus Brian Belott, Samara Scott, Brad Troemel, Sandra Vaka Olsen, September 4–October 10, 2014

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Brian Belott

Samara Scott

Brad Troemel

Sandra Vaka Olsen

September 4–October 10, 2014

 

In a pond in Ohio the water rolls off a duck's back

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In Dresden a piece of foam floats on a river of rainwater

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I just got a spam mail

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Brad Troemel vacuum seals a piece of crypto-silver with some fish

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On Ocean Avenue Brian Belott pulls a tray out of the freezer

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You can’t keep a painting made of cat food and hair gel out in this heat

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Samara Scott pours shampoo into a footprint in Bermondsey

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The sun photographed through the computer screen

In Berlin Sandra Vaka Olsen paints the photo with sunscreen and soaks it in the developer bath

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A toothbrush floating in the ocean

Water adheres weakly to wax and strongly to itself, so water clusters into drops

Brad Troemel line pours kale juice onto canvas

 

The packing got a bit messy as I forgot to sign them, so make sure to clean off the fingerprints and dust

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A bird dives for a red fragment of plastic in the pacific, thinking it's shrimp

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In a suburb of Chicago a girl puts on a holographic foam jelly slipper

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Floating out on the open sea for weeks

A toothbrush floating in the ocean

A towering forum arises. It is yellow and it has a bristle

After Toothbrush

 

Brian Belott (b. 1973 in East Orange, NJ) lives and works in New York. Belott received his BFA from School of Visual Arts, New York (1995) after a stint at Cooper Union. Selected solo and two-person exhibitions include: Cat Food, Retrospective, Hudson, NY (with Joe Bradley 2014), The Journal, New York (solo 2013), Windshield Unexpected Wipers, LOYAL, Malmö (with Jesse Greenberg 2011), The Joy of File. Zürcher Studio, New York (solo 2010). Selected group exhibitions include: Jeunes créateurs à New York, Musée d’Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne (2014), Draw Gym, 247365, Brooklyn, NY (2013), Dadarhea, curated by Jim Drain and Devin Flynn, CANADA, New York (2011); New York Minute: 60 Artists on the New York Scene, curated by Kathy Grayson, MACRO Museum, Rome (2009); Book / Shelf, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2008); Wordless Chorus performance with Larissa Velez, Dark Fair, Swiss Institute (2008).

 

Samara Scott (b. 1984, London) lives and works in London. She graduated with an MFA from the Royal College of Art, London in 2011 and BFA Camberwell College of Art, London 2008. Recent and upcoming solo exhibitions include: Eastside Projects, Birmingham (solo 2015), Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia (solo 2014), Baggy, MARS!, Munich (solo 2014), Cd0xdsspi, Rowing Projects, London (solo 2013), Poems, Almanac, London (solo 2013), Cascading Style Sheets, Peckham Palazzo, Venice Biennale (solo 2013), Still Life, The Sunday Painter at London Art Fair (solo 2013), Basic Instinct, online commission for Legion TV (solo 2013). Recent group exhibitions include: Arroz sem sal, Silvia Cintra, Rio de Janeiro (2014), As real as walking down the street and going to the grocery store, Rowing Projects, London (2013), Verging on the Absurd, Contemporary Art Society, London (2013), Duty Free, ArkasÎirket Foundation, Istanbul (2012), The Response, The Sunday Painter, London (2012), Samara Scott & Marianne Spurr, Seventeen Gallery, London (2012), Young London, V22, London (2012), Seriously Connected Old Grey Hair, Christopher Crescent at HD Projects, New York (2012).

 

Brad Troemel (b. 1987, Aurora, IL) Lives and works in New York. Brad Troemel received an MFA from New York University and a BA in Visual Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work and writing focuses on the internet and the experience of art and visual culture on the internet. Also co-creator and editor of influential Tumblr blog, The Jogging. Recent solo and group exhibjtions include: FREEDOM LIGHTS OUR WORLD (FLOW), Zach Feuer Gallery, New York (solo 2014), Yvon Lambert On Paper, Scars Of Our Revolution, Yvon Lambert, Paris (2014), The Edwards Copy, 1796-2014, Future Gallery, Berlin (solo 2014), Total Recall: Brad Troemel Solo Show, The Embassy, Edinburgh (solo 2014), Fool Disclosure, curated by Mikkel Carl, Henningsen Gallery (2014), Rejectence, Culture Room, Brooklyn, New York (solo 2013), Trending: Parker Ito, Haley Mellin, Brad Troemel and Artie Vierkant, Untitled New York (2013), This is the Story of America, Everybody’s doing what they think they’re supposed to do, Brand New Gallery, Milan (2013), Rematerialized, New Galerie, New York and Paris (2013), New Lavaro, Peckham Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Venice (2013), Soon (as a member of Jogging), Still House, Brooklyn (2013), Connected Carry, Olivier Frances Gallery, Dallas, TX (solo 2012), The Social Life of Things, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam (solo 2011), Brad Troemel: Pre-Career Retrospective: Works From 2009-2010, Extra Extra, Philadelphia (solo 2010).

 

Sandra Vaka Olsen (b. 1980, Stavanger, Norway) lives and works in Berlin. She holds an MFA from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (2011) and a BA from Oslo National Academy of the Arts (2005). She works with film, photography, sculpture and installation. She has an upcoming solo exhibition at Rogaland Contemporary Art Center (solo 2015). Recent exhibitions include: Every Line Ever Spoken, curated by Arcadia Missa, 68m2, Copenhagen (w. Takeshi Shiomitsu 2014), 911,000 B.C., curated by Agatha Wara, Grand Century, New York (2014), Body Carrier, Fauna, Copenhagen, (solo 2013), Moving Pressure Points, IMO Projects, Copenhagen (solo 2013), 24 Spaces, A Cacophony, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö (2013), 4, (curated by Tiril Hasselknippe), CEO gallery, Malmö (2013), Air/Ear, NHL Space, Copenhagen (solo 2012), between us, Toves Gallery, Copenhagen (w. Simon Damkjær 2012). She is also an board member and co-director of the artist run exhibition space Toves Gallery in Copenhagen and has been awarded many grants including Danish Arts Council residency in New York (2015).

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