Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. — Albert Einstein

 

From nuclear fusion to dark matter, from Gurdjieff to Harman... seeing is believing

 

How space, time, form and consequent perception of reality is distorted by the characteristics of the media and the to  and fro transition between analogue and digital realities is the core aim in a series of projects of which the portraits are amongst the first. The distortions are structural, not imagined

Portraits and Masks [2019-]

As Leonardo da Vinci dissected the human body and recorded his findings in his notebooks so this series of portraits start to dissect and record 3D digital scans of Jo- the subject of the portrait. It is a visual autopsy of the digital being
The distortion is structural, not imagined. How space, time, form and consequent perception of reality is distorted by the characteristics of the media and the to  and fro transition between analogue and digital realities is the core aim in a series of projects of which the portraits are amongst the first
My body, the 3D digital scan and back to an analogue format (oil on canvas portraits) starts to record and look at these transitions 

As Leonardo da Vinci dissected the human body and recorded his findings in his notebooks this series of projects aim to dissect and record how space, time, form and consequent perception of reality is distorted by the characteristics of the media and  the to  and fro transition between analogue and digital realities. The distortions are structural and not imagined. The core aim of these projects is to provide a visual autopsy of digital entities.

Portrait of Jo -

Using 3D scans, masks, motion capture and computer generated avatars

Oil on canvas, 180x360cms

2020

Portrait of Jo

Unity Game Engine Program

2020

8 Portraits,
Oil on Canvas 40x40cm and digital encapsulations 30x30cm
2020
Bodies [2017-]
Aristippus and the Cyrenians [2016-]
Remix - Kusama, Murakami, Picasso and Botticelli,
Oil on Canvas,
300x140cm
2016-
Park Paintings [1989-]