On Saturday (5/22), Art of This gallery will present the opening reception for Scattered Light, an ongoing participatory poster project and exhibition. RO/LU, our local landscape architects with the amazing blog, commissioned art/design duo ASDF to create a project that would “attempt to reacquaint the viewer to his/her surrounding environment and introduce another way of seeing and interpreting the things around them.” What resulted is a series of six posters presenting themes related to space/place/surroundings, acting as six individual open-calls/assignments for photographic responses from the viewers. The responses are then displayed online and prints will be shown in the exhibition. The complete six poster set is also on sale and quite beautiful.
The assignments were simple photographic ideas like “a view of a flat horizon line over land or water” or “a view of your bedroom laying on your bed.” A few samples:
Another reason to head out to AOT this Saturday: in addition to Scattered Light, Art of This will also be celebrating the launch of the final issue of ARP!.
And don’t forget to submit something to Hot Off The, an independent, pop-up publishing house from the creators of ARP!. Their website has a really excellent list of ideas which I promptly copied and pasted into a sticky note for later . . .