Feb
23
2017
<em>Surfer (with head)</em>
 

Siebren Versteeg
Surfer (with head), 2017
Custom software, steel, towel, concrete, tablet
41 x 24.5 x 34 in / 104.1 x 54.6 x 86.4 cm

Prosumer and Surfer (with head) are internet connected figurative sculptures. Made of steel and outfitted with digital electronics and custom software, these casually constructed amphibious “beings” occupy the booth as a tableau, continuously creating fleeting and generative screen-based content through various interactions, with the internet, each other, and the other sculptural and screen-based works in the booth. Prosumer perpetually generates Instagram images of abstract paintings, while Surfer (with head) literally trolls the internet at random on a tablet.

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