El Paso’s ‘Artwork Remixed’ exhibit contains photographs, work, and …

El Paso’s ‘Artwork Remixed’ exhibit contains photographs, work, and …

Nico Antuna Cooper and Cruz Barajas Lujan’s present this weekend will discover art work in plenty of kinds. Nevertheless it is also a collaboration rooted in a longtime El Paso friendship.

“Artwork Remixed” is a multimedia show that gives collectively the vary of the chums’ creative pursuits, Antuna acknowledged.

“Cruz and I are every artists. We’re musicians, photographers, digital artists, so it’s prone to be a mix of all kinds of various factors.

“We’re heading to have work, photographs, remixed digital new music on the market, a little or no little little bit of something,” he mentioned.

The seeds for the inventive celebration Friday and Saturday date again to a friendship that commenced in increased college.

“We went to Eastwood Superior School collectively,” Antuna reported. “We ended up marching band.”

Nico Antuna Cooper, left, and Cruz Barajas Lujan are presenting a multimedia art exhibit, "Art Remixed," on Friday and Saturday at Amano Artist Co-op, 210 Poplar St., starting at 7 p.m. both days.

Cruz laughs and offers, “We each equally carried out trumpet.”

That curiosity in tunes was the supply and the inspiration for the chums’ ingenious progress.

“After we’re having fun with new music, you may have obtained to design art work and also you’ve purchased to get began producing posters, so that’s how I started discovering into visible design and magnificence, and at last we needed to film songs video clips, so Cruz began out acquiring undoubtedly incredible with the digital camera and we simply sort of started creating much more capabilities from there,” Antuna acknowledged.

Through the a very long time, the 2 have collaborated musically, endeavor as a guitar duo in Fragile Stability, and have supported each different of their unbiased pursuits, with Antuna proudly owning a stable purpose on art work and Lujan on images.

Now, Borderland residents can expertise their art work in a freed from cost, household-welcoming format on the Amano Artist Co-op, 210 Poplar St., beginning off at 7 p.m. every days.

The event ought to “go till lastly perhaps midnight, counting on how prolonged people are proper right here,” Antuna claimed.

Lujan additional, “Later, if there’s folks proper right here, there’s people under.”

Antuna acknowledged, Our ambition is to fill the total gallery with nearly nothing however our operate, so it’s a important endeavor and we’re fired as much as be pushing out content material materials like that.”

"Diamond Hands" is the title of a painting by Nico Antuna Cooper, as well as the title of EDM music he recently released. "Diamond Hands refers to someone with conviction in holding their Bitcoin; their hands are very strong. A person with weak conviction sells when the price goes down out of fear, meaning they have Paper Hands. The song is about that conviction and hope in the new technology," Antuna said.

While the 2 began out out as musicians, their increasing passions led them to this weekend’s exhibit.

“The inspiration simply arrives from decade’s nicely value of collaborating in fundamental,” Lujan acknowledged. “We’ve been musicians on condition that 2010, 2011, and so we now have typically ready songs with one another. We now have constructed movies with one another, and it simply designed sense that once we began off engaging in our very personal issue — Nico begun going into artwork, I began off executing photos — that lastly we’d come again once more and type of like carry folks points collectively, and which is actually the useful resource of the inspiration for it.”