Matt from Houston gallery was generous enough to ask the SOIL crew to have a show at Houston while we were between spaces. After some debate the SOIL membership agreed to create work that reflected the sensibilities of the Houston gallery. The working title was 'ultra-flat, super-bad'.
I decided to create some trading cards and after talking to some friends from Chicago I decided to create these fake porn star trading cards. They're all about format, size, pop culture reference, gloss finish, etc. I also made up some mini video CD's with porn movies on them and labeled them with a 'pocket porn' label - those are really about the format, size, color, etc of these mini-discs and the space that that kind of disc occupies in our culture.
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