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Maco C. Martinez

4me4you visits Unit London Gallery, which showcased the artist Maco C. Martinez - "BIG MOOD’. Big Mood centres around the phenomenon of cursed images. A concept that began on a digital platform "Tumblr" in 2016. Martinez’s work has previously engaged with meme culture and ideas of content censorship, this shift towards "cursed imagery" is a natural progression, one that takes the work to a darker corner of the Internet. Cursed images are primarily created by dissatisfied "Zoomers" (a coining of the term "Boomer" for Generation Z, that captures the fast paced nature of their upbringing in a digital age. Skillfully utilising metaphor, irony and dark humour, Martinez’s paintings respond to the doctrines of internet culture, at once critiquing and mocking our relationship with contemporary imagery.
4me4you visits Unit London Gallery, which showcased the artist Maco C. Martinez - "BIG MOOD’. Big Mood centres around the phenomenon of cursed images. A concept that began on a digital platform "Tumblr" in 2016. Martinez’s work has previously engaged with meme culture and ideas of content censorship, this shift towards "cursed imagery" is a natural progression, one that takes the work to a darker corner of the Internet. Cursed images are primarily created by dissatisfied "Zoomers" (a coining of the term "Boomer" for Generation Z, that captures the fast paced nature of their upbringing in a digital age. Skillfully utilising metaphor, irony and dark humour, Martinez’s paintings respond to the doctrines of internet culture, at once critiquing and mocking our relationship with contemporary imagery.
4me4you visits Unit London Gallery, which showcased the artist Maco C. Martinez - "BIG MOOD’. Big Mood centres around the phenomenon of cursed images. A concept that began on a digital platform "Tumblr" in 2016. Martinez’s work has previously engaged with meme culture and ideas of content censorship, this shift towards "cursed imagery" is a natural progression, one that takes the work to a darker corner of the Internet. Cursed images are primarily created by dissatisfied "Zoomers" (a coining of the term "Boomer" for Generation Z, that captures the fast paced nature of their upbringing in a digital age. Skillfully utilising metaphor, irony and dark humour, Martinez’s paintings respond to the doctrines of internet culture, at once critiquing and mocking our relationship with contemporary imagery.

about me

4me4you visits Unit London Gallery, which showcased  the artist

Maco C. Martinez

 

“BIG MOOD’

my work

Big Mood centres around the phenomenon of cursed images. A concept that began on a digital platform “Tumblr” in 2016.

Martinez’s work has previously engaged with meme culture and ideas of content censorship, this shift towards “cursed imagery” is a natural progression, one that takes the work to a darker corner of the Internet.

my process

Cursed images are primarily created by dissatisfied “Zoomers” (a coining of the term “Boomer” for Generation Z, that captures the fast paced nature of their upbringing in a digital age.

Skillfully utilising metaphor, irony and dark humour, Martinez’s paintings respond to the doctrines of internet culture, at once critiquing and mocking our relationship with contemporary imagery.

4me4you visits Unit London Gallery, which showcased the artist Maco C. Martinez - "BIG MOOD’. Big Mood centres around the phenomenon of cursed images. A concept that began on a digital platform "Tumblr" in 2016. Martinez’s work has previously engaged with meme culture and ideas of content censorship, this shift towards "cursed imagery" is a natural progression, one that takes the work to a darker corner of the Internet. Cursed images are primarily created by dissatisfied "Zoomers" (a coining of the term "Boomer" for Generation Z, that captures the fast paced nature of their upbringing in a digital age. Skillfully utilising metaphor, irony and dark humour, Martinez’s paintings respond to the doctrines of internet culture, at once critiquing and mocking our relationship with contemporary imagery.
4me4you visits Unit London Gallery, which showcased the artist Maco C. Martinez - "BIG MOOD’. Big Mood centres around the phenomenon of cursed images. A concept that began on a digital platform "Tumblr" in 2016. Martinez’s work has previously engaged with meme culture and ideas of content censorship, this shift towards "cursed imagery" is a natural progression, one that takes the work to a darker corner of the Internet. Cursed images are primarily created by dissatisfied "Zoomers" (a coining of the term "Boomer" for Generation Z, that captures the fast paced nature of their upbringing in a digital age. Skillfully utilising metaphor, irony and dark humour, Martinez’s paintings respond to the doctrines of internet culture, at once critiquing and mocking our relationship with contemporary imagery.
4me4you visits Unit London Gallery, which showcased the artist Maco C. Martinez - "BIG MOOD’. Big Mood centres around the phenomenon of cursed images. A concept that began on a digital platform "Tumblr" in 2016. Martinez’s work has previously engaged with meme culture and ideas of content censorship, this shift towards "cursed imagery" is a natural progression, one that takes the work to a darker corner of the Internet. Cursed images are primarily created by dissatisfied "Zoomers" (a coining of the term "Boomer" for Generation Z, that captures the fast paced nature of their upbringing in a digital age. Skillfully utilising metaphor, irony and dark humour, Martinez’s paintings respond to the doctrines of internet culture, at once critiquing and mocking our relationship with contemporary imagery.

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