Artist Statement n.a.
Articulating Blind Movement #1: Venetian Blinds, Motor, Power (2014) Dimension variable
I No Fun: Acrylic, plastic, fake velvet, Pall Mall (2013) 12 x 8 x 0.37 inch
- Daniel Kent, also known as Exotic Maple, is a Canadian multimedia artist located in Brooklyn, New York. He has exhibited work internationally and is known for reveling in immature humor and pointless jokes in his work. He has gained recognition for challenging the notion of the commercial viability of the artist. He is a co-founder and working member of Bazaar Teens, an art collective whose sole purpose is purportedly to “look good and feel good”. This maxim manifests itself in works that are either immaterial or sold at an immoral or irrational cost to the buyer. He also works as both a graphic and industrial designer, creating products, books and other artifacts that have been mass manufactured and internationally distributed. He is currently working on a book about Diogenes the Cynic.
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