In ODBK we point out that today, the art market plays a key role in the definition of the contemporary art world, and has a direct influence what future generations will recognize as the art of our current time. We recognize that the current economic model of the contemporary art market is built over a manipulative and speculative system that should be changed in order to have an equal distribution of the income, attention and opportunities for all participants in the art world.Read More...
Posted in Texts By David Hinojosa
Social mechanisms work as authomatic machines that allows our society and individuals function in a more or less structured and organized way obtaining what they need when they want.Social mechanisms can be used, copied or appropiated totally or partially to create art works / art projects.A mechanitist art work / art project can be inserted and exist or coexist in real environments of the society and not only restricted to exist in the boundaries of the art world.Read More...
Posted in Texts By David Hinojosa
There are ideas, concepts, places or objects that are fixed defined in our mind in order to be easily recognized. But when we move, add or remove pieces that conform that definition then we are in a dilemma of recognition.That place where that emptiness live to create a new something is what brings purpose to my work: “the gray area”. Bringing “gray area things” into the daily life of the people is a political process. Gray areas are produced by the society itself and this is the reason why most of my works are participative or placed in semi public spaces. Bringing acceptance (or votes) of those things is a way to expand the comfort zone of the society we live in order to improve it.Read More...
Posted in Texts By David Hinojosa
This is the main question I try to answer through my painting process. In this process, I normally take images I find on the Internet or style magazines used primarily for advertising or illustrating a concept, an idea or a product (in the end ads are also trying to illustrate something) and I transform them into non-concept compositions.Read More...
Posted in Texts By David Hinojosa