Nicholas Robles

Around the world, Stay-At-Home orders reducing transportation and closing factories have contributed to clearer skies: less smog clouding cities.

Nicholas Miguel Robles’ project places a coal burner in the center of a gallery, to burn through a pile of coal and vent the exhaust gasses throughout the gallery, pushing the notions of what is possible in a virtual gallery versus reality.

The Humming Ribs of a Demoted Saint, 2020. Digitally rendered coal burner, coal heaps, coal shovel, ventilation ducts. Dimensions variable. • @nicholasrobl