The Propeller Group presents their series of altered original oil paintings of Lenin at Art Basel Hong Kong exploring the public memorialization of revolutionary political leadership post Cold War, in the context of hyper-capitalism as it hinges on the verge of the cult of personality and celebrityhood...
Our friend Dylan helped to shoot this…
Galerie Quynh is pleased to present The Propeller Group’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. Entitled ‘Static Friction’, the exhibition will consist entirely of new works including sculpture, drawing, video, and mixed media collages revolving around motorbike culture.
If you are in Ho Chi Minh City this month, check out The Propeller Group's latest show entitled Static Friction: Burning Rubber, located at San Art
, 3 Me Linh street, district Binh Thanh, HCMC, Vietnam. March 30 - April 20, 2012.
"In this sculptural video installation, we witness a rider pushing the technological system beneath him to create a series of gestural marks in rubber on the ground. By refusing the ‘stop’ of a brake, by pushing its engine to its limit, we witness a mechanical system producing a mark, a ‘burn-out’ that is permanent — not dissimilar to the way social systems of control are being tested to new limits, to produce new forms of expression across the world that leave lasting effect."
For installation images and more information, check out The Propeller Group's project page here: Burning Rubber
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (center) and four women pose naked, in this undated handout released on November 21, 2011…
The camera in the above photo is the Navy’s standard-issue Nikon D700 with a Tactical solutions LLC Nightstalker II Mount coupled with a NVM001 night vision monocular (which has a picatinny rail attached). Read about the camera and the military’s