assume vivid astro focus


A new multi-media extravaganza exhibition titled “a very anxious feeling” by assume vivid astro focus (avaf) is on view with John Connelly Presents in New York City. The exhibition contains three environments within the gallery and includes 3-D wallpaper, a corridor of music, flashing neon sculptures, video and a room with a series of music-related performances. A featured installation titled “Four-letter words” is comprised of wrapped objects and text-based wallpaper with provocative words such as BUSH, HOMO, PRAY, ANAL and HOPE. The gallery also converted the store-room basement into an extension of the show that features five abstract neon sculptures. In addition, the exhibition contains a re-installed series of work from a previous exhibition titled “absorb viral attack fantasy” with Hiromi Yoshii in Tokyo. assume vivid astro focus is led by artist Eli Sudbrack and is said to contain many members who are all born anytime between the 20th and 21st centuries in various parts of the world. This year, (avaf) will exhibit assume vivid astro focus XVIII with Deitch Projects as a follow up to the widely popular exhibit in 2003. (avaf) will also be featured this year in “Destroy Athens” at Athens Biennial and “Space for The Future” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.