The british artist Nick Gentry creates futuristic portraits with obsolete technology and used objects.

Nick Gentry's creates art with obsolete technology
London - MAY 06, 2013
Used x-rays, film negatives, floppy discs, they all have a place in Nick Gentry’s artworks. This british artist transforms pieces of obsolete technologies into works of art, using them as the main support of his pieces. These artifacts are fruit of contributions of different people that send boxes full of to the artist. He creates portraits of futuristic aesthetics that reflect the influence of consumism, technology and cyberculture on society and identity.
Nick Gentry's creates art with obsolete technology
©Nick Gentry, OPUS
For Gentry, the most important element of his artworks is the collaborative process and he considers the contibutors a vital part of his art. As he explains to the futur collaborators, "The history and variety of unique memories contained in used objects forms the main subject of each piece."
Nick Gentry's creates art with obsolete technology
©Nick Gentry, 2D
To participate, all you have to do is follow 4 easy steps: 

1. Fill a small box with used film negatives, x-rays or disks. 

2. Send it to the studio or the gallery.

3. Your objects are embedded into art.

4. Go and see the art in a show.
Nick Gentry's creates art with obsolete technology
©Nick Gentry, Kaleidoscope
Nick Gentry's creates art with obsolete technology
©Nick Gentry, Neon
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