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Semiotic Device

Device

noun

a thing made or adapted for a particular purpose, especially a mechanical or electrical one...

Semiotic

adjective

relating to signs and symbols and their use or interpretation in the physical world or world of ideas.

David E. Weed is an interdisciplinary artist working at the intersection of sociology, semiotics, and art. His ideas come from popular culture, media politics, and readings in post structuralism. The materials he uses are bought brand new from hardware stores, industrial supply companies, electrical outlets, and professional metal coating services. His work is meant to pose questions rather than make statements, declarations, or affirmations.

Medium: junction boxes, LED lights, panel labels, legend plates, control knobs, toggle switches, antennas, powder coats, speciality fasteners...

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