A spider’s web is remarkable. It serves as the primary way in which the spider survives. But what happens when, like us human creatures, spiders become subject to hallucinogenics or other mind-altering substances?
Sam Van Aken’s art combines sophisticated technology with traditional modes of art-making. Van Aken’s projects cross boundaries between artistic genres, including performance, installation, video, photography, and sculpture. With each body of work, he selects practices and new perspectives that provide a kinesthetic perception of objects and a visceral charge.