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Post-Apocalyptic Painting Exhibitions

Scott Listfield Produces a Collection of Eerie Artworks

— May 23, 2018 — Art & Design
Scott Listfield -- a visual artist from Massachusetts -- debuts a post-apocalyptic painting collection in an exhibit at San Francisco's Spoke Art Gallery. The artwork is characterized by a certain dystopian ambiance that forecasts a relationship between man and technology.

The 'ALGORITHM' exhibit tells a sort of a story with a protagonist, embodied in an astronaut suit. The scene is set in the doom-laden Bay Area, featuring little tech details like "autonomous cars in ruin, and [surveillance] drones." The spaceman in the post-apocalyptic paintings is represented as just a spectator, perhaps unable to react or fix the deteriorating environment. For the ALGORITHM exhibit, Scott Listfield mainly addressed the ever-growing relationship between man and technology and what that could entail in the future.


Image Credit: Spoke Art
Trend Themes
1. Post-apocalyptic Art - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Exploring the potential consequences of man's reliance on technology in a dystopian future through art.
2. Dystopian Ambiance - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Creating immersive experiences that depict the dark side of technology and society to provoke critical thinking.
3. Man and Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Investigating the evolving relationship between humans and technology and its implications on society through artistic expression.
Industry Implications
1. Art Exhibitions - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Incorporating technology, such as VR or AR, into art exhibitions to enhance the viewer's experience and engagement.
2. Gallery Spaces - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Reimagining gallery spaces to reflect the post-apocalyptic theme, creating immersive environments that transport visitors into the dystopian world.
3. Future Technologies - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Exploring the ethical and societal implications of future technologies through art, encouraging dialogue and critical thinking among industry professionals.
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