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Sean Fader
Installation view of "365 Profile Pics" at SPRING/BREAK Art Show, 2017

Sean Fader
Installation view of "365 Profile Pics" at SPRING/BREAK Art Show, 2017

Sean Fader
Demonstration of the augmented reality (AR) component to "365 Profile Pics", 2017

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 25/365 (Trump got me all like: Preparing to get the fuck out of here!), 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
37 x 30 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
20 x 16 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 15/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 100/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 47 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 19/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 43 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 23 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 33/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 42 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 207/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 47 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 10/365, 2016-2017
30 x 47 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 25 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 18/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 39 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 21 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 26/365 (Daddy's all like...), 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 47 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 25 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 27/365 (The Popes Instagram Pope Francis got me all like...), 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 29/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 31/365 (Listen My Children), 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

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365 Profile Pics 36/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 37/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 44 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 47/365 (Today I say goodbye to Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and my Spaceship Family. Live long and may your art prosper! #spashipfamily4eva), 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 49 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 26 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 63/365 (Summer is coming... and so is #GOT), 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 46 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 25 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

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365 Profile Pics 93/365 (Ready for my birthday ya'll), 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 96/365 (Big night on the town! Where's the next party?), 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 307/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 140/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

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365 Profile Pics 176/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 43 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 23 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

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365 Profile Pics 212/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

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365 Profile Pics 270/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 44 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 23 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

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365 Profile Pics 257/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

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365 Profile Pics 298/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 310/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 40 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 21 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
365 Profile Pics 317/365, 2016-2017
Archival inkjet print
30 x 45 in, Edition of 1 + 1 AP
16 x 24 in, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Sean Fader
Backdrop for the Rebirth of the Collective Author (“There’s a Whole Lot of Authorship Going On.” - Richard Prince), 2014
Inkjet print on canvas, selfie stick
66 x 99 in/168 x 251.5 cm

Sean Fader
#wishingpelt instagram image #1479, 2013
Metallic c-print, framed
6 x 6 in/15 x 15 cm
Edition of 72

Sean Fader
#wishingpelt instagram image #42, 2013
Metallic c-print, framed
24 x 24 in/61 x 61 cm
Edition of 3

Sean Fader
#wishingpelt instagram image #113, 2013
Metallic c-print, framed
24 x 24 in/61 x 61 cm
Edition of 3

Sean Fader
#wishingpelt instagram image #73, 2013
Metallic c-print, framed
6 x 6 in/15 x 15 cm
Edition of 72

Sean Fader
#wishingpelt instagram image #1167, 2013
Metallic c-print, framed
6 x 6 in/15 x 15 cm
Edition of 72

Sean Fader
Left Image: 20Twenty22, Dlist.com, July 23rd, 2010 Right Image: Evan, Bolton Hill, Baltimore, July 24th, 2010 Edition 2/10, 2010
Archival inkjet print
19 x 36 in/48 x 91 cm
Edition of 10

Sean Fader
Left Image: UnderHere, Dudesnude.com, July 15th, 2010 Right Image: Jan, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, July 15th, 2010, 2010
Archival inkjet print
19 x 36 in/48 x 91 cm
Edition of 10

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Sean Fader

Born in 1979 in Los Angeles, California. Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Sean Fader is a conceptual artist working in the media of photography, performance, social practice, and the Internet. His most recent project is 365 Profile Pics, an exploration of social media and online exchange. This year-long project culminates in an exhibition at the SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2017 with Denny Gallery. Fader’s other recent work, Backdrop for the Rebirth of the Collective Author was a response to Richard Prince, who reproduced a photograph from Instagram of Fader’s performance piece #wishingpelt for his exhibition at Gagosian.

Sean Fader received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, his MA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, and his BFA from the New School in New York City. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States and internationally in Dubai, Canada, Mexico and England. Recent exhibitions and performances include PICTURE YOURSELF: Selfied, Cellphones, and the Digital Age at the College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH (2016), #Yes Gaga! at the Satellite Art Fair, Miami, FL, (2016), Share This! Appropriation After Cynicism, at Denny Gallery, New York, NY (2015), I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours: Love In The Modern Age, at Esteven Art Gallery and Museum, Saskatchewan, Canada (2015), and Sup?, a solo exhibition at the University of Illinois in Springfield (2014). Fader was named a NYFA Fellow in 2013 and A Blade of Grass Fellow for 2012-2013, and he received Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward Award for Emerging Photographers in 2012. Fader has attended prestigious residencies at Bemis Center for the Contemporary Arts and Yaddo. He has received press coverage in MOMUS, Hyperallergic, Art F City, the Huffington Post, and Slate.com.

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