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Cosmic Code printmaking with Commission

For our latest show, Cosmic Code we worked with British designers: David McFarline and Christopher Moorby of Commission to create a series of unique screen prints. They produced 5 different colour ways of Cosmic Code, a Post-Pop work designed to embody the style of both musicians Psychemagik and multidisciplinary artist Ari Russo. The print includes appropriated imagery from a classic book “Fairburn Figures” which advertising agencies referenced heavily in the 1970s. It plays on artwork from private press records which Psychemagik sample and collect, whilst the font used has a lo-fi ‘computer code’ relevant to Ari’s work. The print is available both plain and with gold … Continue reading

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Cosmic Code A/V show with Psychemagik & Ari Russo, 18th Nov 2014

In a one-off collaboration, musicians Psychemagik and video artist Ari Russo will take you on a visceral journey through the unknown. The otherworldly sounds of Psychemagik will meet the hypnotic visuals of Ari Russo in a live, improvised performance titled ‘Cosmic Code’. The event will take place at Ace Hotel’s Miranda Bar, a creative space designed for live performances. In preparation, the artists have gone through 1,000’s of VHS tapes, laserdiscs, vinyl records and cassettes in search of the perfect sample. Unknown private press records from the 1970’s and 80’s will be mixed with more familiar sounds, whilst the visuals will combine sensory overload with stark, … Continue reading