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18 Aug, 2009

Space Invaders, Rubik’s Cubes and album art

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Many of our readers will be aware of the work of French artist Invader, who has made a name for himself in recent years by creating mini mosaics of space invaders out of coloured tiles and installing them in street locations in cities around the world.

Low Fidelity, a new solo show by the artist which runs until 17 September at London’s Lazarides Rathbone gallery in central London, will include new works created out of Rubik’s cubes and inspired by classic album covers, work that utilises QR bar code technology (photograph it on your mobile phone to decode the works into text messages), as well as new space invader-inspired artwork. Here are some images from the show…

Michael Jackson’s Bad album sleeve gets the “Rubikcubism” treatment – see if you recognise Invader’s take on other classic album sleeves:

The above image is one in a series of works that utilises datamatrix barcode technology. Photograph on your mobile phone and use the relevant decoding software to turn image into text message.

Low Fidelity runs until 17 September at Lazarides Rathbone Gallery, 11 Rathbone Place. London W1T 1HR

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