Contemporary internet culture overwhelms us with images and deluges us with visual stimulation. Memes, vines, and gifs assault our optic nerves with their flashy pixelization. #F*nked! explores how artists working in clay and other “traditional” materials are approaching this barrage of visuals and its attendant culture of immediacy, shock, and humor.
Susie J. Silbert, curator of modern and contemporary glass at Corning Museum of Glass, Anna Walker, the Windgate Curatorial Fellow for Contemporary Craft at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Together they worked on numerous exhibitions during their tenure at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Houston, Texas. Their most recent project was the exhibition SPRAWL (2013).