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OK, NO RESPONSE

Aaron Stern and Lucy Helton

In the spring of 2020, Aaron Stern and Lucy Helton began exchanging images via a thermal fax machine in an attempt to navigate isolation by engaging in virtual conversation.

As the pandemic continued throughout 2020 and into 2021 – two strange years marked by global disruption – they began inviting other artists to submit work to the fax machine.

OK, NO RESPONSE presents 140 of the resulting facsimiles drawn from the work of twenty contributing artists. The transmission of these photographs reduced them to their most basic forms, introducing errors, static, and random glitches. While the source images were varied and diverse, their translation, transmission, and recomposition as thermal prints on paper unified them in surprising ways. What began as an impulse to connect during a time of isolation became an unexpected visual manifestation of our interconnectedness.

Featuring faxed photographs from Juan Brenner, Antony Cairns, Madeline Cass, Jerald Cooper, Jeremy Everett, Christian Filardo, Fryd Frydendahl, Matthew Genitempo, Lucy Helton, Anthony Hernandez, Kovi Konowiecki, Gabby Laurent, Pixy Liao, Susan Lipper, Mark Mattock, Christian Patterson, Aaron Schuman, Bryan Schutmaat, Nick Sethi, and Aaron Stern.

twin palms publishers
december 2021
9.5 x 12.5 inches
140 four color plates
192 pages
sewn softcover with flaps
isbn: 978-1-936611-20-1
Edition
$55.00

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