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the sooner you pay me

the sooner

i’m happy

 

Abstract Browsing at Steve Turner, Los Angeles

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January 9 – February 6, 2016

Steve Turner is pleased to present Abstract Browsing, Rafaël Rozendaal’s third solo exhibition at the gallery.

As an avid explorer of the Internet, Rozendaal finds inspiration within its inner workings. Using a plugin that he created which enables him to view the bare structure of any website, he looks at hundreds of websites every day hoping to select a single one that will become the basis for a tapestry. He looks for unusual compositions—those that an artist would not have made—and aims to discover “weird hybrids of human design and machine optimizing.” He likens pixels on a computer screen to stitches on a weaving and uses bright colors to achieve maximum impact.

 

3 Haiku at Steve Turner, Los Angeles

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RR haiku 201

wake up

fall asleep

repeat

 

RR haiku 200

make money

spend money

repeat

 

RR haiku 199

eat

poop

repeat

 

RR haiku 198

ambition

realization

frustration

 

RR haiku 197

whoever

invented cheese

is a genius

 

RR haiku 196

everyone dies

whether you like it

or not

 

RR haiku 195

i love it when

i have no idea

what anyone is saying

 

RR haiku 194

i’m half dutch

half brazilian

not that it matters

 

RR haiku 193

a list

of things

to remember

 

RR haiku 192

i really want to

i know i shouldn’t

i think i will

 

RR haiku 191

summer night

a small roach

crawling on my bed

 

RR haiku 190

as long as i’m

with you

i’m ok

 

RR haiku 189

is it me?

or is that

really stupid

 

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not sure

let me think about it

i’ll get back to you

 

RR haiku 187

it is very important

that i don’t do

anything

 

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i am here

you are

there

 

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protip

make more money

than you spend