Fiji on Worldstar
By Yung Jake
Samantha Culp & Andrea Hill
Both separately and together, Samantha Culp and Andrea Hill curate and produce innovative artist-led projects, most recently under the banner of their creative agency Paloma Powers.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Culp recently returned after a decade in greater China. Her writing has appeared in publications such as Artforum, New York Times T Magazine, and LEAP (艺术节) and she has curated projects for Impakt Festival, Design Shanghai, and the Los Angeles Art Book Fair.
Hill was a founding team member and Creative Director of online auction house Paddle8, and her writing has appeared in Aperture, Performa Magazine, and Collectorspace, Istanbul. As a curator, she has also produced exhibitions for galleries (The Goma, Tanja Grunert Gallery), museums (Matadero Madrid), and universities (Wesleyan's Zilkha Gallery).
- 60 x 80 cm
- No of editions
- 25 (24 left)
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About Yung Jake
Yung Jake is a darling of the internet age
“I chose to live in Los Angeles because of the women, weed and weather.”
Based in Los Angeles, Yung Jake is an artist, videographer, rapper and internet persona. His films have include interactive videos such as “e.m-bed.de/d” and “Augmented Real”, both of which have been feature at the Sundance Film Festival. His recent works include a series of celebrity portraits, crafted solely out of emojis, and featured in media outlets such as Vice, Time Magazine and Rolling Stone. He is also represented by Steve Turner, and has exhibited and performed at MOCA, Hammer Gallery, Art Basel and Tripoli Gallery. True to his digital roots, Yung Jake’s work for Absolut Art involves the use of digital processes. His submission features a screenshot of website, World Star Hip Hop, and a computer-generated Fiji water bottle superimposed on top.