AVAF

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AVAFAssume Vivid Astro Focus (artist and artists' group)
AVAFAbsolutely Venomous Accurately Fallacious
AVAFAmerican Veterans Aid Fund (Central Valley, NY)
AVAFAbsa Vehicle and Asset Finance (South Africa)
AVAFAndreas Vollenweider and Friends (band)
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It features a colorful T-shirt designed by Brazilian artist Eli Subrack of Avaf (Assume Vivid Astro Focus).
The event included the unveiling of a mural by Eli Sudbrack, who works under the name of assume vivid astro focus, and Beacon students.
11, Faena Arts Center toasted the 10th anniversary of the Faena Hotel Buenos Aires--designed by Philippe Starck in 2004--with a site-specific, contemporary roller disco installation by artist collective Assume Vivid Astro Focus (AVAF) that was on view for three days.
The collective assume vivid astro focus, whose main contributors are Brazilian artist Eli Sudbrack and his French counterpart Christophe Hamaide-Pierson, framed its recent exhibition "alisabel viril apagao fenomenal" (virile hair-straightener phenomenal blackout) as a commentary on and a manifesto against the state of (real estate) affairs.
Dressed in a very large Chanel gown, and looking undaunted by the cartoonish installations that surrounded her (designed by Eli Sudbrack and Christophe Hamaide Pierson of Assume Vivid Astro Focus), Gage displayed what could only be called an earnest appreciation for the holiday season punctuated by the occasional sip from her teacup.
The centrepiece will be the collaboration of the Los Angeles-based Los Super Elegantes and the New York-based Brazilian graphic installation artist, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, in their Slow dance club, last seen at the Whitney Biennial in New York.
It's the ground floor's open plan, though, that provides the feel-good connective tissue: a bookstore, a 24-hour self-service canteen, AV-ready meeting rooms, and several areas called "living rooms." Throughout, pieces from Jasper Morrison and the Bouroullec brothers coexist with commissioned artwork, including a large wall piece by Assume Vivid Astro Focus. Outside London artist Mark Titchner created a street-facing installation for the facade.
Until March 13 assume vivid astro focus: on the wall
A Brazilian artist known as Assume Vivid Astro Focus also attracted the curious with a specially commissioned video installation piece while there were a number of free summer activities for children.
Erwin Redl's matrix of green LEDs, Sylvie Fleury's glitzy space pod, the profane neon illuminations of assume vivid astro focus's porno disco, even Olafur Eliasson's quietly sublime strobing rain--all rely on tricks and rhetoric that have, simply put, been executed with more playfulness and greater formal power on the playa.
EXHIBITION: The Brazilian-born, New York-based artist's pseudonym is Assume Vivid Astro Focus and that's also the name of this bright, poptastic video installation.
Assume Vivid Astro Focus is the pseudonym of the Brazilian artist who prefers to remain anonymous and the name of the project itself.