The work I make is largely based on observation. By pulling out the subtle humor and irony of everyday life and isolating little details, I try to present the familiar in a way that creates an alternate awareness.
Eric Hollender grew up in New York and studied art at Alfred University.
He has shown in various places including the Carolina Nitsch Project Room and the Dam Stuhltrager Gallery in New York. And in Berlin, at the East West project Space. Though it may seem strange in the digital age, he still loves creating objects and installations with one of the oldest materials around – clay. As the host of a monthly show of slides, video, and animation however, he rarely leaves home without a camera, pen and at least one notebook…