Vinyl, also known as microgroove, is a medium that stores signals in analog sound and has become an important object to which we are all connected because excites us deeply. I want to continue the excitement, though of a different nature, for all disks without a future. It will be the scratches that have damaged the vinyl to transform it in the ideal medium to represent my icons. The surface of the microgroove will be further scratched to bring out the images from the black vinyl using the light tones.
I saw Louis Armstrong live when I was six.
That night he broke his lips playing and the audience warmly reacted with a standing ovation.
I realized that night the power of music
"Sometimes I am two people.
Johnny is the nice one, Cash causes all the trouble.
They fight." (JC)
"One of the interesting things here is that the people who should be shaping the future are politicians.
But the political framework itself is so dead and closed that people look to other sources, like artists, because art and music allow people a certain freedom." (TY)
The website is a gallery to show the artworks created for this project. Black attracts me in all of its forms, music, color, night, our dark side, the darkness revealing the light. It’s in the darkness that we can see the stars. From black vinyl combined with the passion for music, starts the idea of representing the black through light, using the image of musicians as inspiration and vinyl as technical support.
...Darkness at the door. Now black isn't black anymore” (The Black Angels)
I am a graphic/web designer, visual communication specialist, illustrator, and a compulsive music listener. All the scratched vinyl artworks are unique handmade creations. Stay tuned on this website to know more about the future vinyl creation and if you are interested in Scratched Vinyl artwork contact me.
Like any vinyl these creations need to be preserved with great care, it is recommended to store them in a glass frame, or like a furnishings supported by a pedestal used for decorative plates. You can also hang it on the wall with a nail in the center.
Since the label center was decorated with acrylic or pastels you should not use any liquid substance or spray to clean the area. It will be sufficient wiped with a dry cloth or a dry brush.
Finding records damaged by scratches or grooves it made me think to turn this damage of scratches into a creative tool.
...I can only be what God can see” (Paul Weller)
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