'Computer Gaze' by Jennifer Mehigan Reflects on the Digital Age

By: Erin Fox - Feb 3, 2015
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Computer Gaze by Jennifer Mehigan is a provoking line of art created to invoke and provoke the digital age. Jennifer Mehigan uses mixed media such as acrylic and enamel on canvas, translucent plastic sheets, LED scrolling signs, holographic spandex and polyester mesh to graffiti a symbolic message. Mehigan includes the use of neon lettering to aid her art installation that speaks to today's fascination with art-inspired neon signage.

Each image ranges in color, from bright yellow neon hues to dim gray stripes. Jennifer Mehigan has been known for using art as a tool to express her sexuality. She beautifully captures an arrange of emotions in Computer Gaze. The art challenges the idea of technology and enhances consumer ideology. Each brush stroke resembles the flecks of digital space seen on one's computer screen.