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New Daata Editions Artist Releases – Now Available

In Artune, Daata, Daata Editions, daataeditions, David Gryn, Expo Chicago, Jeremy Couillard, Lu Yang, Photofairs, Shanghai, Societe Berlin, Uncategorized, yours, mine & ours on 04/09/2017 at 8:37 am
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Jeremy Couillard on Daata Editions

Coinciding with Daata Editions collaboration with PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai – there are two new artist releases, the new FREE DOWNLOAD by Lu Yang and six new short artworks by Jeremy Couillard.

Jeremy Couillard’s new commissioned artwork ‘Suite for Absynth in D minus USB 1008’ is curated by yours, mine & ours gallery, and available for purchase on Daata Editions from Sept 7.

The release coincides with Daata Editions at PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai (Sept 7), EXPO CHICAGO (Sept 13) and then a dedicated screening evening on Sept 18 at Ludlow House NYC featuring the artwork, along with Jeremy Couillard, Patton Hindle and David Gryn in conversation.

‘Suite for Absynth in D minus USB 1008’: Titles and digitally altered music from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor BWV 1008 form the backdrop for each environment where a rat duck man named Uncle Sad Bedroom travels through fantastical video game versions of different moons in our solar system trying to find his place.

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Lu Yang, LuYang Interactive Hearse, 2017

LuYang Interactve Hearse, 2017 by Lu Yang 

The Daata Editions Commission, powered by Artune

Released online and featured at PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai on Sept 7  

陆扬的互动灵车 – 2017年陆扬作品

Daata Editions委约作品, 由Artune赞助支持, PHOTOFAIRS影像上海艺术博览会

Conversations: Friday, September 8, 2.30 – 3.15 pm

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai at the Shanghai Business Center

What Next?  Photography, Moving Image and the Internet

Introduction: Jefferson Hack (CEO, NOWNESS)
Moderator: Robin Peckham 
Speakers: David Gryn (Director, Daata Editions), Lu Yang (Artist) and Michael Xufu Huang (Collector & Co-founder, M-Woods Museum, Beijing)

David Gryn, Michael Xufu Huang in conversation with artist Lu Yang, moderated by Robin Peckham, exploring the relationship between photography, moving image and internet based art.

 

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Lu Yang – a new Free Download available on Daata Editions from Sept 7

In Daata Editions, David Gryn, Lu Yang, Photofairs, Shanghai, Uncategorized on 02/09/2017 at 10:15 am

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LuYang Interactive Hearse, 2017 by Lu Yang.

陆扬的互动灵车 – 2017年陆扬作品

The Daata Editions Commission, powered by Artune. (A Free Download)

Released at PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai and online at Daata Editons on Sept 7 

Daata Editions委约作品,由Artune赞助支持

LuYang Interactive Hearse. This new commission links to Lu Yang’s recent work ‘LuYang Delusional Mandala’, referencing the Chinese text within the artwork, is derived from Buddha’s first teaching: ‘like everything high will fall down, everything together will separate, all living things will die’.

陆扬的互动灵车 | 这一新委约作品与艺术家近期新作《陆扬妄想曼陀罗》息息相关,作品的重点是一段中文文字,取自于佛陀最初的教诲,意为:一切处于高位的终将落下,一切一起的终将分离,一切活着的终将死去。

‘LuYang Interactive Hearse’ is an artwork of the artists own imagined funeral, a death portrait as a living animation, with the imagined dead artist’s face smiling at you on both sides of hearses LED screen, while it moves along its ever-lonely journey.

在《陆扬的互动灵车》中,艺术家想象了自己的葬礼,她选用动画作为自己的遗像,在灵车两边的LED屏幕上,死去的艺术家在朝你微笑,但她也正踏上愈发孤独的一个人的旅程。

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Jeremy Couillard – Suite for Absynth in D minus USB 1008 on Daata Editions, curated by yours, mine & ours – released Sept 7

In Daata, Daata Editions, daataeditions, Expo Chicago, Ludlow House, Patton Hindle, Photofairs, Shanghai, Uncategorized, yours, mine & ours on 01/09/2017 at 1:54 pm

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Daata is excited to release Jeremy Couillard’s new commissioned artwork ‘Suite for Absynth in D minus USB 1008’. Curated by yours, mine & ours gallery, and available for purchase on Daata Editions from Sept 7.

The release coincides with Daata Editions at PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai (Sept 7), EXPO CHICAGO (Sept 13) and then a dedicated screening evening on Sept 18 at Ludlow House NYC featuring the artwork, along with Jeremy Couillard, Patton Hindle and David Gryn in conversation.

‘Suite for Absynth in D minus USB 1008’: Titles and digitally altered music from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor BWV 1008 form the backdrop for each environment where a rat duck man named Uncle Sad Bedroom travels through fantastical video game versions of different moons in our solar system trying to find his place.

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Through the lens of colorful futuristic and fantastical environments, Couillard’s work often exposes the disconnect between the modern lived life and the desire for greater meaning and understanding—be it spiritual or sentimental. In Suite for Absynth in Minus USB 1008, the viewer follows Uncle Sad Bedroom on his journey through video game versions of different moons in our solar system. As with much of Couillard’s work there is an empathy as Uncle Sad Bedroom tries to navigate his place in these moons. Set to the music of digitally altered Bach’s Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, the six videos take the viewer through imagined worlds of forests and urban environments—all with visual queues to our current landscape—text about a trip to Oyster Bay, a futuristic MTA bus sign, or a tai chi studio.

Jeremy Couillard, (b. 1980, Livonia, MI) lives and works in New York City. He graduated in 2012 from Columbia University with an MFA in painting. Couillard has exhibited internationally including The Rotterdam Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Trafo, Szczecin, Poland; the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center with Ben Hall, New York, NY; Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA (solo); Zhulong Gallery, Dallas, TX (solo) and Louis B. James, New York, NY (solo).

He recently completed a virtual reality video presented by the New Museum and Rhizome and an installation built around his video game Alien Afterlife at yours mine & ours gallery in New York, NY. Couillard’s work has been written about in VICE, Hyperallergic, The New York Times, Blouin Art Info, Art in America and more. He was also recently awarded a 2017 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Digital Media. Couillard has been Assistant Professor of New Media at LaGuardia Community College in Queens, New York since 2014.

Opened in 2016, yours mine & ours is a contemporary gallery located in Chinatown founded by Courtney Childress, Patton Hindle, and RJ Supa. The gallery selected Jeremy Couillard to be commissioned by Daata Editions to create a series of 6 narrative video works. 

Lu Yang Interactive Hearse – the Daata Editions Commission powered by Artune in collaboration with PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai

In Artune, Daata, Daata Editions, daataeditions, Lu Yang, Photofairs, Shanghai, Societe Berlin, Uncategorized on 09/08/2017 at 9:05 pm

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PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai has just announced the launch of the Daata Editions Commission powered by Artune, The Social Platform for a Global Art Community, at the fourth edition of the fair.

This year’s commission will be created by contemporary Chinese artist, Lu Yang. The new work, ‘Lu Yang Interactive Hearse’ will be premiered at the fair and available on the Daata Editions website as a Free Download, in response to a flourishing interest from the Asian Art Market to engage with the digital medium.

Lu Yang (born 1984, Shanghai) is a contemporary artist whose groundbreaking multimedia works explore themes such as neuroscience, mortality and religion. Yang’s work “Moving Gods” (2015) was featured in the China Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Lu Yang is represented by Societe, Berlin

Daata Editions commissions video, sound, poetry and web art, presenting and distributing the artworks online for purchase as limited-edition, digital downloads. Previous commissions include works by both international established and emerging artists including: Sue de Beer, Ed Fornieles, Hannah Perry, Jon Rafman and Amalia Ulman. There are over 70 artists and almost 300 artworks on the platform.

ARTUNE is The Social Platform for a Global Art Community: Follow your favorites, receive latest insights, trade works of art and discover talented artists. Artune is a new social platform aiming to connect people interested in Art, from artists, art lovers to art galleries, auction houses and art fairs.  The platform will allow its users not only to connect with art friends but also to share art moments, read art news, trade works of art and discover upcoming talents. Artune is coming for IOS and Android mobile application, and everyone can easily download free of charge at the Artune website.

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