|Island Nation, year?, 6:00 loop, silent
Available by subscription (click trailer below), or for purchase for $1500 in an edition of 10Set within the landscape of two vintage postcards, this is a farcical story of global warming and local catastrophe. As the floodwaters rise, can civilization be saved by a group of casual bystanders driven into action by a sense of impending doom?
|Clean Slate, 2017, 3:00 loop, sound.
Available by subscription, or for purchase for $1,500 in an edition of 10A peaceful sky is under threat from new arrivals who will stop at nothing and want everything. When all seems lost, a band of survivors changes the rules and attempts a daring escape. Are they willing to do what is necessary to win their freedom?
|I’ll be Waiting on the Other Side, ?, ? loop, ?.
Available by subscription, or for purchase for $1,500 in an edition of 10A quiet community responds to an unknown threat from outside. Drastic measures split neighbor from neighbor. Was all the damage worth it?
|Ain’t No Revolution, ?, 7:30 loop, sound.
Available by subscription, or for purchase for $1,500 in an edition of 10Set within the pages of an old postcard scrapbook, this is a story of rivals with blinders on, of a contest of ideas turned into a destructive squabble. The collateral damage piles up, but the cleaning crew may be worse than the mess.
David Opdyke lives and works in Ridgewood, Queens. He works in a wide range of media and scales, from hyper-realistic models and complex sculptures to intricate ink drawings, animations, and large-scale installations. He has exhibited at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Roebling Hall, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, The Brooklyn Museum, Wave Hill, Marianne Boesky Gallery, P.S.1, the 12th Havana Biennial, and in venues in Chicago, Zagreb, the Netherlands, and Milan, among others. He has received a NYFA Fellowship, a NYC Percent for Art commission, the Aldrich Emerging Artist Award and residencies at Yaddo and MacDowell Art Colonies. His projects have been featured in Sculpture Magazine, Art in America, The Nation, The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Flaunt Magazine, Hyperallergic, and Vanity Fair.