The SMART exhibition is a collection of clever, thoughtful, and whimsical artwork made by 35 international artists. SMART showcases the artist's quick wit and subtle sense of humor through their use visual puns, ingenuity, guile, and seamless presentations of ideas. SMART also features work by local artist, creative director, photographer, and art director, Brock Davis. The exhibition displays a selection of photographs from his 2012 IPhone Series.
Curated by Amy Ng, Founder of Pikaland
Participating Artists Include: Katy Tanis, Danamarie Hosler, Daniela Witzel, Elisabeth McNair, Gee Fan Eng, Jenn Smith, Caroline Hadilaksono, Cameron Asao, Charolette Mao, Jess Smart Smiley, Maria Ines Gul, Joe Lillington, Frances Alvarez, Melissa Duffy, Kayla Wasil, Joana Rosa Bragança, Kim Welling, Kuan Teck Harn, Lie Dirkx, Maria Ines Gul, Maria Azien, Marloes DeVries, Meera Lee Patel, Naomi Elliott, Natasha Durley, Nelleke Verhoeff, Pablo Ientile, Rebekka Dunlap, Richie Pope, Sally Welchman, Marisa Seguin, Soeun Lee, Teressa Ong, Yinfan Huang.
Brock Davis is an award-winning, multidisciplinary artist and creative director. His work has received national and international acclaim, acquiring every notable industry award including the prestigious Cannes Lion. Davis is a regular contributing artist to the New York Times, Wired, Esquire, Fast Company, O Magazine and Time magazine. His professional and personal work is viewed and shared millions of times over. He has been written about and featured on NPR, USA Today, Wired, Comedy Central, G4 and Boing Boing among others.
Davis’s “Make Something Cool Every Day” is a self-driven project in which he made a new creative work every day for 365 consecutive days. The project began January first of 2009, and he posted each image to his site as it was created. Every piece was developed with the same purpose in mind: Make work that people want to talk about and have fun doing it. The images here are a selection of his favorite works from the project. The rest can be seen at itistheworldthatmadeyousmall.com.