Zoom, Teams, Skype, Google, and Facetime, there’s no shortage of ways to open a portal into someone else’s home. Whether it’s for work or school, we’ve welcomed people into our personal space via the four corners of our screens for well over two years. These days people are happy to skip the commute and pop online. So, if you haven’t already, it’s time to invest in your background.
What makes art funny is taking something that feels so random to the art world and turning it into art. The irreconcilable tension between the sophisticated framed, painted canvas and the mundane subject matter creates a hiccup in our brains. Anything from a packet of ketchup to a sunny-side-up egg will make people laugh and make your video chats light and fun!