When Floppy Disks Become Art (6 pics)




Do you still remember these legendary objects, nowadays almost vanished, called “floppy disks” ? This USB key’s ancestor is, just the VHS and the cassette, a true historical piece. The artist Nick Gentry rehabilitates this old memories et give them a new life in a very insolite way, by using them as a canvas for his paintings.

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In the Human Connection exhibition, at the Opera Gallery of London, he exposes these huge artworks composed by floppies and CDs fragments. All the pieces are glued thanks to a special resine that gives a compact effect. A pop art project for all the nostalgic of a now quite old world !

When Floppy Disks Become Art

When Floppy Disks Become Art

When Floppy Disks Become Art

When Floppy Disks Become Art

When Floppy Disks Become Art




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