Can You Hack It

A new solo exhibition by artist,  programmer and self professed hacker Cory Arcangel – who is also a stand-up, musician and co-founder of record label/hacking collective Beige – comes to the Lisson Gallery in October to present works previously unseen before in the UK.

Self Playing Sony Playstation 1 Bowling, 2008

Source: the artist and Lisson Gallery

Self Playing Sony Playstation 1 Bowling, 2008

Best known for altering video games, music videos and general digital anarchy and agitation, his work has evolved by re-appropriating digital tools and systems including Photoshop, YouTube, and GarageBand.

Untitled Translation Exercise, 2005

Source: the artist and Lisson Gallery

Untitled Translation Exercise, 2005

An open source ethic means his pieces are accessible online to anyone and through instructional videos people can create their own versions of Arcangel work – all in the name of questioning authorship.

colours 2005

Source: Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery

colours 2005

Archangel’s show runs from 12 October – 12 November  at the Lisson Gallery 52-54 Bell Street, NW1

Photoshop CS, 2009

Source: Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery

Photoshop CS, 2009

Corey Arcangel

Source: Bennett Williamson

Corey Arcangel

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