Chet Zar, Doktor A, & Doubleparlour @ Stranger Factory (5.3)

April 05, 2013

 

Oddfellows is a collection of new character work by UK artist and steampunk aficionado Doktor A, and dark art monster-maker Chet Zar. Oddfellows is an expression of how despite their vastly differing styles, both Chet Zar and Dok A are essentially doing the same thing – using inhuman forms to illustrate the human condition. In spite of their gas-mask faces or giant mechanical moustaches, each artists creations are, at heart, just regular joes with lives, wants, dreams of their own. By using non-human characters, each artist is able to force the viewer to focus less on the superficiality of human form and bias and more on the details of each character’s existence.

As Doktor A says, “Even though our respective creations believe themselves to be quite ordinary they are of course quite extraordinary…as are we all.”



The Stranger Factory Project Room will be showing Doubleparlour’s newest exhibit of hand-crafted resin figures,Pink Eye. This exhibit features Doubleparlour’s trademark monsters, mutations, and animal hybrid characters experiencing the full range of familiar human emotion.

From pain to pleasure, and joy to dismay; by exploring human emotion through familiar but inhuman forms, Doubleparlour give us the opportunity to see what we might just look like on the inside.


Both shows will have an opening reception on Friday, May 3rd from 6 PM - 9 PM. 

Stranger Factory
109 Carlisle Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
505-508-3049






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