Please Stand By 2011
Baang + Burne Contemporary presents Please Stand By exploring the art of participation. An exhibition of work by artists Stacia Yeapanis & Readymade777, part of 6x6.
From Cubism to Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s soup cans, Pop Art still holds court as one of the most relevant art movements of the twenty-first century due to its on-going dialogue with contemporarypopular culture. In their exhibition, Please Stand By, artists Stacia Yeapanis and anonymous internet video artist Readymade777 take this discussion a step further by using appropriation and
transformation to reveal how viewers and users of cultural products like TV shows, movies, and video games, not only make meaning from the images they digest, but often become active participants in cultural production themselves...(read more)