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Nick Gentry is a British graduate of Central St Martins and has exhibited in the UK, USA and Europe. As part of a generation that grew up surrounded by floppy disks, VHS tapes, polaroids and cassettes, he is inspired by the sociological impact of a new internet culture.

His portraits use a combination of obsolete media formats, making a comment on waste culture, life cycles and identity. Using old disks as a canvas, these artefacts are combined to create photo-fits and identities that may draw connections to the personal information that is then forever locked down underneath the paint.

Above: NEXT GENERATION
2010 / Mixed paint and used computer disks on wood / 90cm x 110cm / Signed 1 off original

Next Show:
SELFRIDGES SOLO SHOW AND CHARITY AUCTION
Technology Hall, Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1A 1AB
Tuesday 3rd May 2011

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