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Melissa Glick

Hacker Creations


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Star Wars
Assemblage, computer parts, imagery, mirrors, heat sink, circuit board, circuit wafer
20" x 18"

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Studio Location

Artisan's Asylum
10 Tyler Street - 209

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Artist's Statement:

I make hacker art. Not breaking into networks, but deconstructing computer hardware to reassemble it in sculptural collage. I combine beautiful abstract shapes made of metal, plastic, copper, silicon, ceramic, rubber and more with digitally altered imagery that provokes new ways of seeing and thinking about our relationship to the technology in our lives. My work speaks to the information technology revolution and rapid technological obsolescence. I work out of the Artisan's Asylum, a hot bed of innovation and collaborative energy. I work among a community of engineers, artists and craftspeople who share access to the latest design software and fabrication tools. I am motivated to bring attention to the questions, What happens to all the outdated technology that is thrown away? When will sustainability be good enough? Why don’t we have a recycling infrastructure in place? While we are all surrounded by technology very few take time to think about where it all comes from and what happens to it when we are done with it.


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Splash of Color
Assemblage, computer parts, wood, imagery, gears, belts
12" x 8"


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Iranian Colors
Assemblage, computer parts, copper stator, circuit board, plastic, aluminum, imagery
5" x 7"



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