Electric Earth

76bee167-60c9-4200-8671-65237125677dSONG 1 // Doug Aitken // video installation with eight-channel composite video (color, sound), eight blended projections, and 360-degree aluminum and PVC screen // 2012/2015

Local Redondo Beach artist Doug Aitken’s first retrospective is currently underway at MOCA Geffen in Downtown LA. His practice alludes to the way individuals interact and adapt to society’s constant changes. What better way to see individuals’ interactions than by designing an exhibition with no immediate start or end. Visitors are empowered to begin their own journey through the show. From 360 degree video screens, to large scale installations of dripping water, to photographs splashed with prozac and bleach, Aitken uses a wide range of media. But the exhibition doesn’t end at MOCA Geffen. If you feel like experiencing his work submerged in water, Aitken has created an underwater installation off the island of Catalina which encourages those who dare to swim down, around and through the work. This is an exhibition that will electrify your senses.

a25d6d02-a77f-486a-a4fd-057d77a69e65SONG 1 // Doug Aitken // video installation with eight-channel composite video (color, sound), eight blended projections, and 360-degree aluminum and PVC screen // 2012/2015

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100 YRS (neon) // Doug Aitken // hand-carved foam, acrylic & neon // 2014

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99¢ dreams // Doug Aitken // neon // 2007

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desire (chemical spills) // Doug Aitken // chromogenic print with MSG (monosodium glutamate), fluoxetine (Prozac) and chlorine bleach mounted on aluminum

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Station to Station (Volume) // Doug Aitken // Earth, acrylic & steel // 2013

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Hot Mess: Aperture series // Doug Aitken // chromogenic transparency on acrylic in aluminum lightbox with LEDs // 2016

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