carnovsky: RGB exhibition at johanssen gallery
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nov 25, 2010
carnovsky: RGB exhibition at johanssen gallery


installation view of carnovsky’s ‘RGB’ exhibition
all photos by alvise vivenza

 

 

carnovsky: RGB exhibition
johanssen gallery, berlin
on now until february 10th, 2011

 

milan-based collective carnovsky (francesco rugi and silvia quintanilla) presents ‘RGB’,
an exhibition which showcases a series of wallpapers that mutate and interact with different chromatic stimulus.
the wall coverings consist of three different patterns (in red, yellow and blue respectively) that when overlapped,
result in a disorientation of images. when colors and patterns mix up, the lines and shapes entwine becoming oneiric
and not completely clear. through a filter (a colored light or transparent material) it is possible to see clearly the layers
in which the image is composed. each one of the red, green and blue (RGB) filters serve to reveal just one of the
three patterns, hiding the other two.

 

 


without the RGB filters, the three overlapping patterns create a chaotic mix of images

 

 


view of the wallpaper
in one corner of the gallery

 

 


wallpaper with red filter

 

 


wallpaper with green filter

 

 


wallpaper with blue filter

 

 


another view

 

 


imagery exposed with red filter

 

 


imagery exposed with green filter

 



imagery exposed with blue filter

 

 

 

 

 

 


carnovsky RGB cards

 

 


carnovsky RGB cards under the red filter

 

 


carnovsky RGB cards under the green filter

 



individual carnovsky RGB prints

 

 


exhibition graphics

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