floppydiskism

floppydiskism is about everything that can be done with floppy disks in an art context. From paintings, serigraphy (silk screening), sculptures, lamps, etc.! Read more about it at the the book "Floppydiskism I - the years 10 to 15", which covers most of floppy disk artworks on from 2010 to 2015. Available at Amazon UK (ebook), Amazon DE (gebundene Ausgabe) and at your local book shop.

the police - demonstration in Berlin, floppydisk artwork by artist Dominik Jais

The Police

This photo was taken during a students protest march in Berlin by me. Over the years I didn't find an appropriate format.

Single 3.5 floppy disk with Industry photo on it - secured by acryl glass

so white the paper

We want more all the time. More new smartphones, more new computers - BUT we never think about where the more new comes from.

Fill the EmptySpace - interactive 3.5 floppy disk sculpture by artist Dominik Jais

Fill the EmptySpace

Fill the EmptySpace is an interactive floppy disc sculpture made out of 3.5" floppy discs. The floppies form words.

Where the wind blows - floppy disk artwork about environmental pollution

Who the wind blows

Germany is advanced in wind power. We have those modern "wind mills" everywhere. AND: thats good. We can't rely on fosile fuels.

Dube, Floppy Disc sculpture by Dominik Jais

Diskette in Wandlung stils

The first floppy disk sculpture world wide. :)

Photos by Jörg Koopmann

disk light - floppy disk sculpture - by artist dominik jais

disk light

a sculpture made out of floppy disks and some special glass. The light comes from LEDs.

Silk screening on floppy disks - Ruhrgebiet I

Ruhrgebiet I

When I first saw the Ruhrgebiet (Ruhr area, Germany) from one of the remaining mining waste tip I recognized all the chimneys.

Silk screening on floppy disks - Circles by Dominik Jais

Circle II

Reflection about data structure and integrity.

sombody is watchin you - protest image on 3.5" floppy disk

somebodys watching us

the photo was taken during students protests in Berlin back in 2004.

Protesting - Contemporary artwork - silk screened on 3.5" floppy disk

Right, right, left, left, right

Though you finaly decided on which site you are on? No you didn't? That's really ok. Take a deep breath. Think over it again. Still no decission…

Wandbluem - 3,5 floppy disc sculpture by artist Dominik Jais

Wandblume

"Wandblume" is floppy disc sculpture made of several 3.5" floppy discs.

Play the world - Floppy Disk installation by Artist Dominik Jais

Play the world

When is enough enough, or in other words: How much does the world cost?

Silk screen on floppy disks - Lumia - modern artwork

Lumia

Portrait of Lumia. 4 color silk screening on 3.5" floppy disks.

Bundeseigentum by Dominik Jais - a modern artwork

Eigentum

The ground laying work on the Brave new Words series. Everything started with the disk in the middle.

Kawaii me - Floppy disk sculpture

Kawaii me

Floppy disk 88 dot LED-Matrix

ricky the dotcomm - a slik screen character of the dot com bubble

Ricky

Ricky from the Dotcomms series.

the circles, a silk screen on 3.5" floppy disks art

Circle I

Reflection about data structure and integrity.

Trust - a question about whom to trust - floppydiskism by Dominik Jais

Trust

Trust - but whom? Do you trust multi nationals, or do you trust huge companies? Do you trust Monsanto or Vatenfall? Whom do you trust?

Datenautobahn - floppy discs installation by Dominik Jais

Datenautobahn

Datenautobahn war eine temporäre Installation im Kleinen Theater Essen für den ersten Essener Artwalk 2012.

Uzi silk screening on 3.5" floppy disks - media art by Dominik Jais

Uzi I

PCB styled floppydiskism silk screening print. Inspired by a painting of an Uzi.

Single 3.5 floppy disk with Ruhrgebiet photo on it - secured by acryl glass

Broken

The broken lines of energy supply. What will happen if the energy supply will break down? Will we kill each other for the sake of having energy?…

Silk screening on floppy disks - Coffee and cigarettes

Coffee and cigarets

Coffee and cigarettes! Portrait of a chemist with additional skeletal formula of caffeine and nicotine.

Silk screening on floppy disks - Ruhrgebiet II

Ruhrgebiet II

Again the Ruhrgebiet industry presented by their chimneys and the corresponding smoke.

yet another floppy disc cube - 3 x 3 floppy disks

yet another floppy disc cube

Als ich den Dross noch im schaltWerk Elektroniklabor hängen hatte wurde ich von jedem der die Skulptur interessant fand gefragt ob es sich dabei…

AK47 - circuit styled silk screening - media art - by Dominik Jais

Digital AK47

PCB styled floppydiskism silk screening print.

Uzi II - modern contemporary artwork - silk screen

Uzi II

PCB styled floppydiskism silk screening print.

Dominik Jais self portrait - Silk screen on floppy disks - modern art

don't tell anybody

Dominik Jais self portrait. 5 colour silk screening on floppy disks.

GG tattered - from the brave new words series - contemporary artwork

GG tattered

The German Grundgesetz - this time tattered

8-Bit Glock silk screened on floppy disk

8-Bit Glock

8-Bit Glock silk screened on floppy disk

Numbers and fences, places of interest - silk screened on floppy disk

Numbers and fences

Numbers and fences, places of interest - silk screened on floppy disk.

Atomic power, or nuclear power plants, are obsolete - silk screened on 3.5" floppy disk

Radioactivity

Atomic power, or nuclear power plants, are as obsolete as the floppy disks their symbols are printed on.

Silkscren of Michi on a 3.5" floppy disk. Contemporary artwork

Michi

Michi, aka DJ Cosinus. He is label DJ and Producer for the GOA label Sangoma Records. 

Are we the robotos - floppy disk artwork

Are we the robots XI

A portrait of one of the greatest futurists of all time.

The force of nature - consumer critics at its best - printed on 3.5" Floppy Disk

The force of nature

Don't underestimate the force of nature. Buying more stuff, stuffing our flats and houses and attics just to posses.

silk screened 3.5" floppy disk - artwork - Olaf Printmaster Guru

Olaf

Many thanks go to Olaf, prinmaster Guru at the TBK Solingen. He tought me silk screening.

Silkscren of Klaus on a 3.5" floppy disk. Contemporary artwork- light green version

Klaus I

A portrait of Klaus, a friend of mine. Together we organized Drupal Camps in Essen, Ruhr Area, Germany.

Fear of a green planet - silk screened on 3.5" floppy disk

Fear of a green planet

We sending our troups to foreign countries for protecting ourself and to protect our interests.

silk screened 3.5" floppy disk - artwork - TH Culhane, National Geographics explorer,#biogas Guru.

TH

TH Culhane, National Geographics explorer, Founder of Solar C³ITIES. #biogas Guru.

GAU - German for maximum credible accident - silk screened on Floppy disk

GAU

GAU - German for maximum credible accident.

Are we the robotos - floppy disk artwork

Are we the robots IX

Portrait of Lumia. Cyborg style.

Are we the robotos - floppy disk artwork

Are we the robots X

Selfportrait. Cyborg style.

ISO Octane - as obsolete as the floppy disks I print on

ISO Octane

ISO Octane - as obsolete as the floppy disks I print on

8 BIT Beretta on floppy disks

8 BIT Beretta

Weapons are as obsolete as floppy disks, yet they are still around.

Halde Rheinpreußen silk screened on a floppy disk

Rheinpreußen

Halde Rheinpreußen silk screened on a floppy disk