Our morning activity of preparing one's toast is nowadays accompanied by scrolling the computer screen to feed one's visual and informational needs, as much as one's stomach.
This online project infiltrates the hashtag #butteredtoast, which is comprised of numerous public posts, mainly picturing butter spread on toast. One can imagine a buttered piece of toast in terms of painting. The gesture of the hand-held knife applying medium and pigment onto the surface of a support. Buttered Toast invites artists whose practice investigates painting and also painting's digital dimensions to collaboratively 'paint' with one another by exchanging and reworking digital files. In this project we are exploring painting's virtual materiality. we are also exploring painting as a series of Instagram posts in which an online 'connected' or 'shared' art form can be celebrated. That is, a form of relational painting.
Buttered Toast has a flexible structure which is open to evolution.