Daniel McKewen’s artwork explores the intersection between the roles of the artist and the fan, as they engage with and consume popular culture. Working primarily in the medium of digital video, his appropriations and reconfigurations of elements from film and television media explore how our interactions with popular culture can allow us to ‘make sense’ of our own social experience. In this exhibition ‘Top Ten Box Office Blockbusters in Dollars’, Daniel presents part of an ongoing series of works that represent the production budgets and worldwide gross profits of the top ten (or so) grossing films of all time. In doing so, he hopes to provide a new opportunity to enjoy these immensely popular films with a new sense of value.
Top Ten Box Office Blockbusters of All Time
A preview of new work by Daniel McKewen
11-15 October 2010
Gallery 2, Metro Arts