Our Spring ‘20 Collection began with artwork by re—inc Creative Director Tobin Heath.
“Pixelation” is both literally and symbolically a layering of thoughts about patterns, norms, binaries, and self-expression. Written in one layer in dripping blue paint: “I don’t understand but I want to.”
Remnants of each layer are visible. In its entirety, each square held within the piece becomes a cell, holding a unique and unrepeatable identity. It is both orderly and wild.
An expression of the tension between expectations and individuality. With this work, Tobin provokes the viewer to consider: How can I express my individuality when I feel confined? How can I make change and remain within a system?
17% of proceeds were donated to Alternate Roots, an arts organization supporting the creation and presentation of art rooted in communities of place, tradition, or spirit. Another 17% of proceeds were donated to the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) in response to the need to support domestic workers at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.