Chicago-based artist Dzine recently opened a solo show entitled “Voodoo” at NY’s Leo Koenig Projekte. The inspiration for this current body of work came from the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, during Dzine’s residency at the Instituto Buena Bista, Curaçao’s Center for Contemporary Art. While there, he stumbled upon Swaybar, a unique aspect of the island’s popular culture in which youth create custom elongated bicycles as both transportation and status symbols. Dzine, who is well-known for his own customized low-rider bicycles, secretly created one of […]
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Opening tomorrow night at NYC’s Leo Koenig Projekte is the latest solo show by Chicago artist DZINE entitled, “Voodoo.” The exhibition includes one of the artists’ amazing custom bicycle sculptures, as well as a video installation, sculptural drawings and photographs—each inspired by and partially produced on the Dutch Island of Curacao during his residency at the Instituto Bena Bista Curacao Center for Contemporary Art. Check out a few more preview images, after the jump.