'The New Normality: Triangles' by Okuda San Miguel, 2020
Facemask collab. with Ink + Movement.
6 x 6.2 x 1 Inches (box)
Silkscreened art on reusable, breathable, machine washable, anti-microbial finish on fabric, water-repellent, 3D comfort fit with adjustable ear loops.
Limited Edition (Sold Out).
New in original, unopened box.
ABOUT THE ART
Reusable face masks made with fabrics which meet relevant health protection requirements.
Responsibility and safety, but also creativity, color and optimism.
We are waking up to a new reality which is forcing us to reconsider our priorities and to change our habits. But this also represents a challenge to create a new normal where co-existence involves a spirit not only of responsibility and safety, but also of creativity, color and optimism.
Born November 19, 1980 in Santander and based in Madrid since 2000 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid. Since its inception in 1997, his pieces on railroads and abandoned factories in his hometown were clearly recognizable. Parallel to his work in the street, Okuda also starts producing more intimate works in his studio, with which from 2009 evolves into a more personal way.
The multicolored geometric structures and patterns are joined with gray bodies and organic forms in artistic pieces that could be categorized as Pop Surrealism with a clear essence of street forms. His works often raise contradictions about existentialism, the Universe, the infinite, the meaning of life, the false freedom of capitalism, and show a clear conflict between modernity and our roots; ultimately, between man and the same. In his work, multicolored geometric architectures blend with organic shapes, bodies without identity, headless animals, symbols that encourage reflection... A unique iconographic language. His works can be seen in streets and galleries around the world: India, Mali, Mozambique, United States, Japan, Chile, Brazil, Peru, South Africa, Mexico and the European continent among others.