chris labrooy warps pickup trucks for tales of auto elasticity chris labrooy warps pickup trucks for tales of auto elasticity
nov 18, 2014

chris labrooy warps pickup trucks for tales of auto elasticity

chris labrooy warps pickup trucks for tales of auto elasticity
all images courtesy of chris labrooy

 

 

 

pickup trucks seem to be stretched, twisted and turned in UK-based artist chris labrooy’s ‘tales of auto elasticity’ series, which depicts vibrantly colored cars in strangely distorted situations. the manipulations introduce utilitarian vehicles into the digital realm, warped into elastic compositions and set within abandoned parking lots. interlocking fords and neon-clad cruisers launch off of each other, fold over themselves and corkscrew in the air, forming a oddly proportioned universe of unrecognizable vehicles.

 

the series follows labrooy’s first experiments with virtual automobile shapes titled ‘auto aerobics’, which you can see in our gallery below.

chris labrooy warps pickups for tales of auto elasticity
a red pickup appears to be launching from a stretched platform of a blue truck

chris labrooy warps pickups for tales of auto elasticity
the launch, by night

chris labrooy warps pickups for tales of auto elasticity
detail

chris labrooy warps pickups for tales of auto elasticity
two ford trucks interlock with each other

chris labrooy warps pickups for tales of auto elasticity

chris labrooy warps pickups for tales of auto elasticity

chris labrooy warps pickups for tales of auto elasticity
a red pickup truck with wooden cladding is folded over itself

chris labrooy warps pickups for tales of auto elasticity

chris labrooy warps pickups for tales of auto elasticity
detail of the neon warped truck

 

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