This is the collection that started it all — porn downloaded from sex and social web sites starting in the late 90s. A hundred images grew to one then two thousand and inevitably the images spilled over into the studio. It documents the history of the selfie and the formation of a networked gay aesthetic. Moreover it’s a
of me without picturing me. 2009.
NY Photo Festival
ABC No Rio
The wallpaper is made with 1,860 images arranged in Photoshop using a contact sheet filter, pre-Google. The pattern is printed on newspaper to intentionally yellow and rip.