Ж, 2019
Ж, 2019

In Object-oriented philosophy, whenever an object is perceived, a new object is created. These "interpretation objects" are built from perceptions and memories, so all experiences have a distinctly anachronistic quality ~ the persistence of this anachronism may induce a peculiar affect associated with the familiarity of novelty. "Two guarded feathers" and “Ж, 2019” belongs to a series of paintings that do not represent subjects optically, but instead the depict a subject’s “interpretation objects” . The distant object is a maximally inclusive and collective conception of being rendered nostalgically (hence individualistically). Like dream objects, these images depict a reorientation of the usual associations between objects and their meaning.

Two Guarded Feathers
Two Guarded Feathers
Looking into Darker Water, the Phantom Appears
Looking into Darker Water, the Phantom Appears

An image asking: What is the line that separates and connects a voice from its environment ?

Boat People Revisited
Boat People Revisited
Swedish Cornbread (Unlikely Romantic Catalan Scene)
Swedish Cornbread (Unlikely Romantic Catalan Scene)

UNLIKELY ROMANTIC CATALAN SCENE is a transitional painting, and return to dream-oriented, unconsciously figured, inspirationally motivated, Surrealism. Drawn in a Catalan cafe over 5 days, then painted with great intensity in two sessions three years apart. It depicts an unconscious multi-generational romantic idealisation as four people framed by awkward architecture and strong public sculpture.

Ж, 2019
Two Guarded Feathers
Looking into Darker Water, the Phantom Appears
Boat People Revisited
Swedish Cornbread (Unlikely Romantic Catalan Scene)
Ж, 2019

In Object-oriented philosophy, whenever an object is perceived, a new object is created. These "interpretation objects" are built from perceptions and memories, so all experiences have a distinctly anachronistic quality ~ the persistence of this anachronism may induce a peculiar affect associated with the familiarity of novelty. "Two guarded feathers" and “Ж, 2019” belongs to a series of paintings that do not represent subjects optically, but instead the depict a subject’s “interpretation objects” . The distant object is a maximally inclusive and collective conception of being rendered nostalgically (hence individualistically). Like dream objects, these images depict a reorientation of the usual associations between objects and their meaning.

Two Guarded Feathers
Looking into Darker Water, the Phantom Appears

An image asking: What is the line that separates and connects a voice from its environment ?

Boat People Revisited
Swedish Cornbread (Unlikely Romantic Catalan Scene)

UNLIKELY ROMANTIC CATALAN SCENE is a transitional painting, and return to dream-oriented, unconsciously figured, inspirationally motivated, Surrealism. Drawn in a Catalan cafe over 5 days, then painted with great intensity in two sessions three years apart. It depicts an unconscious multi-generational romantic idealisation as four people framed by awkward architecture and strong public sculpture.

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