LIMITED EDITION OF 50

$150.00
12" x 18"16" x 24"20" x 30"
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* International Shipping available for unframed prints only

5% of retail goes towards Otra Vox programs for artists or the charity of your choice. See descriptions and select from below.

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Societies are created in public spaces. Green areas, public squares, parks and walkways create an organic network through an environment; a topography of social and political participation and the backdrop for public interaction. The Commons is a poetic and provocative campaign that encourages us to reflect on the nature of the public sphere and how it can be transformed for social good.


Photography by Maximilian Geuter

PRINTING

Each print is made to order in a Limited-Edition. Our archival-quality giclee prints are generated on the highest quality Lightjet Type C printer using archival inks and are printed on 100% cotton rag aid-free 330 gsm matte paper.

FRAMING

Our gallery-style frames are designed to showcase each work, custom cut, assembled by hand, and made to order. We offer white and black matte options. Works are framed flush with the edge of your print without a mat.


FRAME MOULDING

Our high quality solid wood mouldings are made in Italy and crafted in the U.S. offering a modern profile designed for artists and photographers. Narrow on the front and deep on the sides, the slim moldings provide a clean frame that allows all focus to be on the work.

Measures 3/4 inches wide; 1 1/4 inches height; rabbet height 1 inches.

ACID FREE MATERIALS

Our backing board, tapes, seals, etc are all acid-free to prevent any damage to your artwork for a lifetime.


ARCHIVAL UV-PROTECTIVE PLEXIGLASS

This professional picture frame grade crystal clear UV Resistant plexiglass will keep the work safe through shipping, handling, and hanging. Lighter and stronger than glass, it will protect prints from 98% damaging UV rays and is approximately 1/8 inches thick.


ACCOUTREMENT 

All prints and framed prints include a Certificate of Authenticity and are hand numbered and embossed with an Otra Vox seal.

Shipping rates are calculated by the size of the package. Though we cannot guarantee specific shipment dates until an order has been placed, prints typically ship from our Los Angeles printer within 3-5 business days. Framed prints within 5-10 business days. As soon as your piece has shipped out, you will receive a tracking number. Please note a signature is required upon delivery of artwork unless otherwise requested. Refer to the Shipping & Returns page for more details, and write info@otravox.com with any questions


* International Shipping available for unframed prints only

What do you sell? 

At this time, our shop sells limited-edition fine art prints exclusively, which is a fixed number of identical prints. Unfortunately, when an edition is sold out, it is no longer available. All of our limited editions are exclusive to Otra Vox.


Do you offer framing? 

Yes! We offer a white and black matte framing option. Please see the "framing" tab for details. 


What should I expect? 

All print specifications are made in collaboration with the artist. Unless otherwise noted, prints are made to order up to an edition of 50 at the various sizes listed. They include an Otra Vox Certificate of Authenticity but are not numbered or signed by this artist. Our no-inventory model helps us limit waste and makes it possible to include work from all around the world. To the extent we can, we choose print sizes based on US standard frame sizes. Unless otherwise specified, all artworks are printed with a border to protect the work during handling and allow for matting should the customer want to order a custom frame. 


How are your prints made?

The prints are generated on the highest quality Lightjet Type C printer on  Epson Hot Press Bright 330 gsm matte paper (unless otherwise specified). Each print is carefully proofed, printed, and packed at our local print lab in Los Angeles. 


Where do the proceeds go?

The Print Shop was created to support practicing artists. Half of the proceeds go to the artist, and 5% of retail goes towards a charity or Otra Vox's programs, by choice of the customer. 

Black Art Futures Fund

A collective of emerging philanthropists promoting the elevation of black arts and culture. The group provides grants to small nonprofit organizations working to secure the future of the black art community.


Queer Art

QUEER|ART was launched in 2009 to support a generation of LGBTQ+ artists that lost mentors to the AIDS Crisis of the 1980s. By fostering the confident expression of LGBTQ+ artists’ perspectives, stories, and identities, Queer|Art amplifies the voice of a population that has been historically suppressed, disenfranchised, and often overlooked by traditional institutional and economic support systems.

 

Otra Vox Programs

Otra Vox Programs offer opportunities for emerging to established artists in education and community engagement, locally and globally. They include a Los Angeles-based artists residency, event programming, virtual studio visits, tutorial videos highlighting the process of creatives, and artist grants. 

About the Artist

Gretta Louw is a South African-born Australian artist, writer, and curator. She has worked with artforms as varied as digital media and networked performance, installation and video art, and fibre art. Her artistic practice explores the potential of art as a means of investigating psychological phenomena, particularly in relation to new technologies and the internet. Her focus is on how new digital technologies are shaping contemporary experience. Her work has been exhibited widely in institutions and galleries such as the Wro Media Art Biennale 2021 (PL), Honor Fraser Gallery (US), Kunstmuseum Solothurn (CH), UNSW Galleries (AUS), and LABoral (ESP). She has received several awards including an Australia Council Career Development Grant (2019) and a Visual Art Prize from the City of Munich (2019). Louw’s artwork and curatorial projects have been covered by press outlets including Hyperallergic, Kunstforum, AQNB Magazine, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and others. She currently lives and works in Germany and Australia. 


Find more at grettalouw.com

Artist Spotlight

What is the desired effect on the viewer? Are you demanding a moment of presence? A disengagement with technology? 


Firstly, the work makes no demands. Rather, it opens an invitation. It's an invitation to imagine one's environment anew, to rethink cities free from the baggage of 'how things have always been done.' But also to bask in the small glories of the world, even though (or, perhaps, especially because) we know there are so many issues that need resolving....

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