Alexander Iskin: Planet Topspin
Opening reception and performance:
Saturday, September 8, 2018, 7-10pm
1206 Maple Ave, #1005, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Exhibition: September 8 to October 6, 2018
Track 16 is excited to share the work of Berlin-based artist Alexander Iskin in his first U.S. solo exhibition. Highly influenced by Gilles Deleuze’s concepts in Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation, 28-year-old Iskin attempts to keep in mind that representational cliches are ripe within the artist’s mind before even paint touches blank canvas. This wrestling with how representational images are stored in the consciousness is one of the themes of his work. This gave birth to his “interreality” painting process, where Iskin purposely consumes large amounts of information through the Internet, and then paints (oil is his preferred medium), attempting to let loose subconscious imagery.