2018.09.07 – 09.09
9.7.Fri 19:00 – 22:00
9.8 / 9.9 13:00 – 20:00
9.7.Fri 19:00 – 22:00
Three nights, four artists, 3D CG.
From September 7th through September 9th, CALM & PUNK GALLERY will screen experimental films showcasing the 3D computer graphic work of four eclectic artists.
Densuke28, Kim Laughton, and Kanta Mochida (all active creators of distinctive 3D CG imagery) will be joined by Jonathan Zawada, a multidisciplinary artist known for his work in diverse mediums ranging from painting to sculpture and 3D graphics.
Compared to staid vehicles of artistic expression, the nascent field of 3D graphics is hard to pin down. Not quite painting, not quite sculpture, not quite photography, this 3D medium may be tactile yet untouchable: a slippery entity indeed.
Although poised to become a more universal medium as the generation of digital native
artists comes of age, this showing of 3D CG work represents the rare chance to engage
with a highly stimulating artform in its full-fledged/fully-formed infancy. The realization of CALM & PUNK GALLERY’s own offbeat proclivities, this event promises to offer a uniquely visual experience as a window into the now of 3D graphics, a tool for the visual embodiment of pure conceptual ideas.
Don’t miss this brief window of opportunity over the weekend from Friday to Sunday night. We hope to see you there.
Born 1993 in Tokyo. Film creator and art director.
Graduate of the Tama Art University Department of Information Design with a specialization in Art and Media (2016).
As a freelance artist, Densuke28 has been free to pursue his diverse interests in 3DCG, producing work running the gamut from music videos to promotional videos, commercial advertisements, and more. He is also an active creator of artwork that explores an overarching theme: the video game bug (glitch).
Jonathan Zawada (b.1981, Australia)
Known for his multi-faceted approach to the field of art and design which weave both the analogue and digital, artist Jonathan Zawada is often seeking to create tangible artefacts of transient, ephemeral virtual experiences in his work.
Centered around the intersection and blend between the artificial and the natural, Zawada's world is hyperreal – delicate and intricately detailed, as well as bold and dynamic.
Zawada’s practice is informed by his early roots in web design and coding
and his further evolution into commercial graphic design, illustration and
art direction and now includes object and furniture design, sculpture, video,
installation and painting.
He has won awards for his graphic design including two Australian Record Industry Awards (ARIAS) for album artwork and has presented solo exhibitions of his oil paintings and installations in contemporary galleries around the world including Los Angeles, Paris, Tokyo, London, Sydney and Beijing. He recently was appointed as the Director for the Lighting of the Sails of the Sydney Opera House for the Vivid 2018 where he displayed a 15 minute projection mapped piece entitled METAMATHEMAGICAL.
Zawada runs the gauntlet of commercial and non-commercial realms; he
has a foot firmly in both the commercial and fine art camps, when asked to
describe his practice he says, “recently I’ve simply settled on the idea that I
like to make things”.
Born in 1991. Graduated from Tama Art University Department of Information Design Department of Media Arts Course.
Acting as a video writer, freelance generalist.
Mainly produces images such as live-action images and 3D CG. In addition,
he will also produce interactive art and installation as an attempt to expand the media of the output of the video work.
I am exploring how digital and real space, how to connect themselves