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Max Abeles

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P1_s
Plaster_Patch, 2009 Mixed Media, Sound Variable
Soundsculpt_index
Sounds_Sculptures, 2008 Cast Resin, Electronics, Acrylic Paint, Sounds Dimensions Variable
Soundsculpt_1w
Sound_Sculptures (detail), 2008 Resin, Electronics, Acrylic Paint, Sound Variable
Picture_2
04_07_09, 2009 Video, Electronics 3' X 2.4' X 3.5'
Normoblast
NormoBlast, 2008 Mixed Media on Canvas 8" X 10"
High_five
High Five, 2006 Clay, Acrylic Paint, Wood, Found Metal Frame, Stereo Sound, Multi Channel Video 1.8' X 1' X 6'
Airway2
Establishing a Patent Airway (still), 2006 Single Channel Video, Stereo Sound Dimensions Variable
Quick Facts
Birthplace
US
Birth year
1983
Lives in
Brooklyn
Works in
Bushwick
Schools
esley University, College of Art & Design, 2006, BFA
Tags
Harvestworks, SIGGRAPH, installation, performance, digital, figurative, conceptual, gallery, sculpture
Statement

Max Abeles is an installation artist whose work explores the relationship between organic and inorganic structures. His practice utilizes a myriad of media to express the tension felt by a soft machine living in a world built around hard data. He received his BFA from the Art Institute of Boston and now lives and works in Brooklyn NY. He has had recent solo exhibitions at Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center in New York City and Lesley University in Cambridge Massachusetts. His performance piece Plaster_Patch was included in last years SIGGRAPHAsia in Yokohama Japan.