Floppy Disk Paintings by Nick Gentry

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 09, 2013
London-based artist Nick Gentry calls his latest project a 'social art project.' People mail him archaic technology that he then uses to build the base of his work. In this series of paintings, Nick has used floppy disks! Remember those?

Xchange by Nick Gentry

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
We have featured Nick Gentry on the site before, interviewed him as well, and today we just saw a video the UK artist just posted, XChange. Gentry, who takes used floppy disks and creates portraits from them, has compiled a video montage of some of the details that go into his portrait work.

Floppy Disks, Reassembled for Portraits by Nick Gentry

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 05, 2011
We interviewed Nick Gentry earlier this year on the website, and we kept seeing more and more of the London-based artist's work pop-up around the web and in person, so we wanted to visit some of his newer retired floppy disks to portrait work. If you ever have a chance to see this work in person, we suggest you do.

Interview—Nick Gentry, a floppy disk artist

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Our Helen Soteriou sat down with the floppy disk artist, Nick Gentry, whose work is currently on display in Barcelona at Le Pan. As mentioned in his mission statement, "[Gentry's] portraits use a combination of obsolete media formats, making a comment on waste culture, life cycles and identity." Interview after the jump . . .

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