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Exhibition

Zach LiebermanStudies in color, light and geometry

On View
2 - 6 August 2023
4 Cromwell Place, South Kensington
London SW7 2JE
Opening hours: 10-6pm
Sunday 11-4pm

Finissage
Saturday 5th August, 6-8pm RSVP.

V&A workshop
Saturday 5th August, 1-4pm
Tickets on the V&A website

Verse Solos

Verse is proud to present Zach Lieberman's new body of work, featuring video works, print works, and exclusive in-person-only open editioned digital artwork.

Light assumes a profound presence within contemporary art, shaping Lieberman’s artistic practice. In this exhibition, the artist reflects on light as a creative medium, exploring the relationship between his work and the art of the past, and situating his new series within the wider discourse of media art.

Both presented series Cone Gradient Study and Color Blinds Study mark a significant milestone, representing seven years of Lieberman’s studies on visual ideas involving geometry, animation, gesture and graphic form through his daily code sketches.

‘As a child, I loved the patterns you would see through venetian blinds, and this project is based loosely on that sense of wonder – how materials can abstract and transform light.’

Zach Lieberman

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The works showcased in this exhibition draw particular inspiration from the legacy of Abraham Palatnik, including the Aparelho Cinecromáticos. Embedded within the theme exploring the relationship between Lieberman’s work and the art of the past, this show attempts to situate his new works within the wider discourse of media art.

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‘My initial sketches were all around reflection — what it looks like when light bounces off of surfaces, reflects and refracts, and the kinds of forms that emerge.’

Zach Lieberman

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Concepts of this exhibition were part inspired by notions of 'Das Lichtrequisit' (Light-Space Modulator), introduced by artist, designer and educator László Moholy-Nagy (1895-1947). He was renowned for his innovative use of light, space, and motion, believed that technology could advance society and art.

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Artist

Zach Lieberman

Zachary Lieberman is an artist, researcher, and educator with a simple goal: he wants you surprised. In his work, he creates performances and installations that take human gesture as input and amplify them in different ways — making drawings come to life, imagining what the voice might look like if we could see it, transforming people's silhouettes into music. He's been listed as one of Fast...
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Curator

Verse Solos

Verse Solos is dedicated to exhibiting some of the world’s leading digital artists, artists who have been integral to the digital space or who we believe will impact the course of digital art. We find beautiful ways to physically exhibit digital art, providing an opportunity for non digitally-native collectors and art-lovers to experience these works. We provide in-depth overviews of our artists...
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