Curated by ellen.gif and Andriana Carney
NICOLE RUGGIERO (USA)
Computer on the TV (2017), Digital print, $350.
Computer on the TV is a fun expression of hanging out in your comfort zone, just zoning out and enjoying yourself while online. The figure is looking to a screen off frame, having fun while browsing the Internet. “So curious what webpages she's on lol”.
Nicole Ruggiero is a New York based 3D visual artist who makes work based on the Internet and online trends. Ruggiero exposes the influences that technology imbues on culture and subverts them with the existential feelings people face when interacting through the medium. Ruggiero emphasises the social conditioning of the Internet through different themes dealing with people interacting and/or representing themselves online.