12 Pieces Of Art That Will Change The Way You Look At Emojis

A preview of “The Emoji Art & Design Show” at Eyebeam Art+Technology Center.

Fahad Alhunaif and pdpd

Genie Alfonso

Carla Gannis

 

The organizers of the “Emoji Art & Design Show” say the show aims to examine “the emoji zeitgeist.” Through an open call, 22 artists were selected to present emoji inspired works that present “a wide range of mediums from digital prints, sculptures, video and performance art, tackling themes such as emotional ambiguity, symbology, and visual communication.”

1. “Shift Key” by Maya Ben Ezer

Maya Ben Ezer

2. “Emojis” by Kyle M.F. Williams

Kyle M.F. Williams

3. “Emojinal Art” by Genie Alfonzo

Genie Alfonzo

4. “Chromat Bustier” by Becca McCharen

Becca McCharen

5. “Cement Piece 2” by Arkadiy Ryabin

Arkadiy Ryabin

6. “Untitled” by Ibon Mainar

Ibon Mainar

7. “The Emoji Autism Spectrum” by Genevieve Belleveau

Genevieve Belleveau

8. “The Garden of Emoji” by Carla Gannis

Carla Gannis

9. “Transiconmorphosis” by Emilio Vavarella and Fito Segrera

Emilio Vavarella and Fito Segrera

10. “Emoji Tracker” by Matthew Rothenberg

Matthew Rothenberg

11. “Emoji Wallpaper” by Zoe Burnett

Zoe Burnett

12. “Emojinal 2” by Fahad Alhunaif

Fahad Alhunaif

“Emoji Art & Design Show” is showing from Dec. 12 through Dec. 14 at Eyebeam Art+Technology Center, 540 West 21st St.; (212) 937-6580.

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