I KNOW THINGS AND YOU'RE WRONG
hand-set letterpress print on paper, 9 x 12 inches, edition of 125
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I KNOW THINGS AND YOU’RE WRONG was conceived by two know–it–all internet junkies on a downtown rooftop. The IRL banter soon became a conversation on Twitter and then a challenge being issued: could we turn it into a permanent art piece, using vintage letterpress type?
I KNOW THINGS AND YOU’RE WRONG is a sentiment which can come from either the winner or the loser of any debate, and something most of us would love to say on many occasions, if we could get away with it. Rendered permanent on heavyweight paper stock, it becomes a physical reminder of the vacuousness of the internet. The Gothic wood block type originally came from the Baltimore Police Department, and the edition was created at The Arm in Brooklyn, November 2014.
Michelle Vaughan received her BFA at UCLA. Her art practice focuses on political or historical subjects: she examines topics and then deconstructs and reinterprets the material through her work. In addition to her studio work, she has produced temporary installations in public settings surrounding topics such as science, history and politics. Solo shows have been exhibited at Dumbo Art Center and the South Street Seaport, where she was awarded fiscal sponsorship from the New York Foundation of the Arts for Sea Warriors: A Public Art Project, in 2009. Vaughan was born in Anaheim, California and lives in New York City.
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