Daniel Everett

Daniel Everett is an artist and professor working across a range of media including photography, video, sculpture, and installation. He received his MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009. Daniel currently teaches at Brigham Young University as an associate professor of New Genres. His work has been exhibited throughout Europe and North America including recent group exhibitions at the Chicago Architectural Biennial, Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen, L’Atelier Néerlandais in Paris, East Wing Gallery in Dubai, and Luis Adelantado in Mexico City. He has had solo exhibitions at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City. Recent publications include two monographs published by Études, Throughout the Universe in Perpetuity (2015) and Standard Edition (2012), and published features in Justified Magazine, Closing Ceremony, Der Greif, Blind Spot, Foam, Granta, and Mousse.

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Marker

Marker is body of work focused on the unintentional aesthetics of progress and the marks left behind from the systems we use to build and arrange space. Over time systems stack on top of systems and blur into one another. The series began with a collection of inadvertently painted stones gathered from construction sites and then organized by color. Used as a way of indicating boundaries and providing instructions to workers, color-coded paints are applied throughout the worksite and often spill over onto the surrounding rocks and landscape. In the wake of progress these stones remain as emblems of the organizational systems that displaced them. This expanded to photographing a wide range of marks used in the construction process and broader evidence of alterations. I also began noticeably editing and digitally modifying select images in order to add another plainly visible layer of reorganization.

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To view more of Daniel Everett’s work please visit his website.



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