RAFAËL ROZENDAAL: Haiku

all i want to do is sit on a beach and write haiku once again staring at a screen sun rises sun sets repeat

Art Exhibition previously on at Postmasters Gallery in New York, United States.
From Saturday 07 March 2015 to Saturday 18 April 2015

RAFAËL ROZENDAAL: Haiku  image

Published by anonymous on Friday 20 February 2015.
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Postmasters is very pleased to present a show of haiku wall paintings by Rafaël Rozendaal. Catching a daily moment, freezing a thought, a shortcut from one brain to another, easily transferable raw data, truly mobile, universal and indestructible, haikus are an essence in text. Artifacts deteriorate, but words are forever.

Rozendaal’s art, be it his websites, his lenticular paintings, his installations, or his animations, are always about focus, locating an essence of a thought or an image. For this show all it takes is a color and a font.

Rozendaal’s haiku rise above the noise and chaos of contemporary art.
“It’s a joy to write them, so little trouble, just an idea,” he says, “I find comfort in simplicity… it’s an escape.”

The exhibition is accompanied by a $10 book of almost one hundred haiku.

would you create
something amazing for us
we have no budget


Dutch-Brazilian, born in 1980, Rafaël Rozendaal uses the internet as his canvas. Spread out over a vast network of domain names, his work attracts a large online audience of over 40 million visits per year.