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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