Carla Chan and her newest exhibition 'The Ashes of Snow'
The Berlin-based artist talks about her relocation from Hong Kong and her shift from digital medias to analog objects.
In just little over two decades, our global society has made massive leaps forward in technology, but we have waded so far out into the digital ether, that there now movements to cast out lifelines and reconnect us with the tangible and analog.
While for many years, anything that used digital mediums in a creative way became hot shit, but we are now looking at a world where so much digital media has been reworked, rethought and repurposed that nothing is sacred anymore. Basically, trying to be a digital artist in today’s current climate is tantamount to trying to sell sausages in a hot dog convention-what you sell better be good, or it’s just white noise.
This is what peaked my interest in Berlin-based artist Carla Chan–who became known for her work with digital media but has since begun to evolve her processes to focus on more analog and tangible works.
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