311 - LA

The band's latest record is titled: "Stereolithic", and I immediately drew a parallel to the monolith from 2001: A Space Odyssey.  I thought if I could make a literal monolith out of stereo equipment and dot the top of the structure with the glowing eye (HAL 9000) from the film, I'd have something really mesmerizing to look at.  It was an idea that took about 1 minute to think of and about 2400 times that to actually create.  Truthfully, it was a lot of fun to make each stack, with every one building upon the next.  My usual work listening is a plethora of podcasts but what I found was that ambient, drone and pulse music complimented the project and helped keep a clear focus throughout.  One final note, I decided to conceal all of the text that would normally appear on the stereo faces, obscuring it to braille...

18x24 inches /// 5 screens /// signed and numbered artist edition of 60 /// signed and numbered rainbow & gold foil variants of 30 copies /// August 12, 2016 at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, CA

"It was the mark of a barbarian to destroy something one could not understand." - Arthur C. Clarke