Monday, July 28, 2008

The, uh, "Ever-Expanding Pizza Big Bang"

Had a little thing at my new home, Raid Projects, over there at the Brewery. There was beer, table tennis, drawings, free comics, and JJ. And of course, I took photos of people standing with my art, because I'm self-promoting jackass. Enjoy --

Monday, July 21, 2008

Linguistic dilemmas of narrative

Latest artist's statement. For an upcoming group show in September:

The work begins as excuse to gain an intimacy with imagery I am attracted to – geared up, strapped on, hypersexualized, post-human, transitional bodies engaged in narratives of mythic conflict – and becomes a formal, conceptual, biographical, and linguistic psychoanalyzation of several issues:

The western conventions of representation, abstraction, figuration, masculinity, and mark-making.

The modern expressions of adolescence, puberty, adulthood, loss, paradox, contradiction, power, war, intimacy, and sexuality.

The linguistic dilemmas of narrative, archetypes, bodies, poetry, associations, and love.