Lives and works in New York, NY
Influenced by his background in filmmaking, New York based artist Greg Haberny’s goal for his installations is to transform the gallery space into an all-encompassing experience of sight and sound. The production and direction of installations echoes his personal background in filmmaking while allowing strong personal expression and freedom with all forms of artistic medium. With cultural iconography and a sardonic sense of humor, Haberny’s installations engulf and challenge viewers, exaggerating the circus-like frenzy of media and marketing of fear in contemporary American society.
Haberny produces individual pieces that he then incorporates into larger installations. His process involves cutting, scraping, and affixing painted and found elements including vintage comics, pin-up girls, and advertisements to create heavily worked pieces that retain the evidence of damage or trauma. Thus his works evoke the pained physicality of bruises and broken bones, which reflects the shattered cultural makeup of our contemporary wasteland.
I have BIG news for all of you, especially for the one living in Basel or staying in Basel during ART BASEL week. I am the host of VOLTA 11 BASEL NACHT which happens on thursday from 5 to 7 PM. in case you want to enter for free use the promo code: SOMETHINGNICE. visit this link BASEL NACHT and register online for a free pass.
BASEL, 15-20 JUNE 2015
from the VOLTA press goodie bag – thank you so much again. It was such a good thing to have during the warm Art|Basel 44 week. The cooling effect is really nice and refreshing – visit your AESOP shop and try it yourself – I am sure you will love it…
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RENA BRANSTEN gallery (SAN FRANCISCO USA) – seen at VOLTA9 – presenting BOVEY LEE – hand cut Chinese rice paper mounted on silk to form intricate narratives exploring the tension between man and the environment in the context of power, sacrifice and survival.
MA2 galery (TOKYO JAPAN) seen at VOLTA9 artshow – presenting KEN MATSUBARA – love it!
WHATIFTHEWORLD gallery (Cape Town, South Africa) is showing pieces of DAN HALTER (1977) – a white Zimbabwean living in South Africa.
It was so nice to meet Ashleigh from WHATIFTHEWORLD gallery – she has such an amazing fashion sense – love her outfits!
I was at the VOLTA 9 art fair and rented a camera for one hour at the OLYMPUS promo booth in front of the hall – what a cool marketing idea – you can rent a camera for one hour and keep the SD card with your photos – so cool!
As I walked thru the fair I spotted different shoes – flats, pumps, platforms, wedges, sneakers – in bright and shimmery colors –
which are your favourite?
Camera – Olympus OM-D
agata has just send me this beautiful photo of herself wearing the special edition collarnecklaces by isawsomethingnice.ch – i love it on you <3 and I especially put a star for you – rock on agata!
available in black and white –
visit VOLTA 9 – SHOWROOM – next to the Catering Area – Dreispitzhalle