By Daniel Sherington
Presented by Metro Arts
This exhibition is part of an ongoing project that considers the implications of art existing as
Taking cues from traditional Dutch still life painting and ‘Tulip Mania’, #FLOWERS is a program that gathers images of flowers taken from Instagram and algorithmically collages them over hand-drawn still life imagery. These images are printed in the gallery space every 28 seconds, referencing the average viewing time of an artwork in a museum context; yet also creating a supply of work that meets no actual demand.
Exhibition-goers are welcomed to take and collect these still life images with them, creating a moment of transaction and dispersing these images more widely into the community.
Sat 11 Jun – Sat 2 Jul
Sat 11 Jun, 4 – 6pm | Opening Event
Metro Arts, West End
Image Credit: #FLOWERS_v3, by Daniel Sherington, 2021. Image courtesy of artist.
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