Design and concept for Distant Feel, a new body of work from French artist Antoine Catala, in collaboration with Droga5, displayed at both the New Museum Triennial and the Carnegie Museum of Art. The pieces address the way images provoke emotion, especially as they travel virtual and physical distances via the internet.

The work takes an interest in the myriad ways we express feelings, through the very technology that increasingly mediates our daily lives. We developed a new approach to the sentiment of empathy, embodied in both a symbol, E3, and the catchphrase “distant feel.”

Displayed at the New Museum Triennial, 2015.
Displayed at the Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015.
Ranked among the 10 Most Interesting Works from the Triennial by Bloomberg Business, 2015.
Ranked among the Six Pieces That Stuck Out at the Triennial by Forbes, 2015.
Mentioned in Cool Hunting, 2015.
Mentioned in ARTnews, 2015.
Mentioned in Christie's, 2015.

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