Stephanie Smiedt  
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move collective 2009
drip studies installation
business and pleasure
cutting fields

cutting fields

With the advent of collage, cutting and pasting became a hallmark of 20th century Modernism. From Picasso to William Burroughs to DJ Shadow, artists have been inspired by the play of recombination – by the possibilities of finding, cutting and rejoining materials from the world. As the rising paradigm of digital media production, ‘cut-and-paste’ techniques have been renewed and spread across a myriad of art forms, from Hip-Hop to hypertext, from film to fashion.

First Draft Gallery
116-118 Chalmers Street, 
Surry Hills, Australia