Defrag (Five Arrangements), Oil, household paint, acrylic, spray paint & varnish on canvas and paper mounted on A4 card, EC 2018
“Welcome to Instantloveland
Instantloveland takes its name from a painting made by Jules Olitski at the very point in the late 20th century at which the Modernist hegemony in advanced art began to unravel; and it offers a platform for all forms of discourse that seek to better understand what has happened to abstract art between then and now. By both reaching back into its past and considering its potential futures, Instantloveland will explore how abstract art has continued to interact with broader aspects of social and cultural change, whether they be aesthetic, political, philosophical, and/or technological.
We intend to initiate dialogues, share ideas, and provoke thought and argument about abstraction, by examining the diverse forms of art practice, past and present, that acknowledge its influence, and work with, or against, or around it. With these goals in mind, we welcome contributions of all kinds- the written word, podcasts, audio, video, or other new media- from contributors of all kinds, whether practicing artists, writers on art, gallerists, curators, or other interested parties. By way of a return, we offer a vibrant environment in which new voices can be heard; and the opportunity to take part in an ongoing dialogue…”