Stephanie Syjuco (b. 1974) is a multi-media artist whose colorfully bold, conceptually sly and often humorous work explores issues of consumerism, global economics, technology, nationality and self-documentation. Bridging the worlds of contemporary art, craft, industrial design and fashion, Syjuco's
Errol Morris may be always be known as the man who inspired director Warner Herzog to eat his own shoe, but the storied career of the Academy Award winning documentarian has done its own part to establish him as an artist who can surely walk on his own two feet.
The Designers Republic creates images that make the most jaded consumer a sucker for packaging. The work is playful in every sense: bright, candy-colored compositions with anime cartoon children running rampant; it's like Hello Kitty playing laser tag. Yet these images play snidely with branding, cor