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The Beginning of the End

As I begin the next chapter of my experience as an art maker and a human, I intend to include a fresh focus which will contribute to art theory and the role of aesthetics in culture en masse. In the process of research and exploration, I will learn new forms of creative communication in order to contextualize my discoveries and consequentual conclusions. These new creative endeavors will include my existing practice of drawing and art-on-paper, in addition to photography, film, and installation. The concern of visual space is an initial platform off which to jump off. My images will expand from the traditional portrait and landscape formats, and grow organically to envelope spaces to create environments and experiences of self reflection and connectivity. My intention is to articulate the complexity of human experience, past and present. There exists an innate collective cohesion grown from a collection of similarities of experiences. A vast multitude of experiences are conceptual…

A Thought on Existence

I've been thinking a lot about human existence and history. Our lives are so fleeting and perishable. Excruciatingly so. Sometimes I feel exuberant with the knowledge that I am living. Other times I wish I could reset my life and start again; a little more graceful, a little less clumsy. Either way, I acknowledge the fact that we are on borrowed time. The earth is stable in its instability; revolving in cycles of life and death, abundance and famine. Somehow, perpendicularly to the subtle inherent chaos, we manage to live out our duplicated lives on the outer surface of this lonely planet. As we pass flame and myth down from one generation to the next, we convince ourselves that the elegant order of existence denotes personal entitlement and proof of a higher reality. Somehow, the perfected actuality of all suitable qualities needed for this life indicates the existence of an even better reality, so it is justifiable to take for granted this one. This paradox I will never wrap m…