Kaleidoscope of Choice
Oil on Canvas,
Kaleidoscope of Choice
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Oil on Canvas
W: 1220mm x H: 1000mm x D: 25mm
W: 48" x H: 39" x D: 1"
Approx. Weight: 6.5kg
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About "Kaleidoscope of Choice"
Life, beauty, existence, change and inter-connectedness
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In traditional Chinese art the painter intentionally leaves a slight flaw in his/her artwork. It is a reminder that we as humans are not perfect.
I have thus far led a charmed hedonistic existence and have had plenty of solitude to reflect on it. My art is therefore closely linked to memory. I engage in the science fiction/fact way in which we remember. As creating the artwork is a task that takes considerable time, so my paintings express this organic process as various sensations unfold. The paintings are thus rarely snapshots of a particular event, but rather an overlaying of events to express a narrative that can only be told in a visual sense on what essentially starts as a two-dimensional surface. No other medium affords such depth of liberty, as the viewer is able to engage with the surface in a way that is more divorced from our physical world than the impositions of sculpture or multi-media mediums. Painting, drawing, printing and collage invite you to leave your body behind and climb through the [0x1]window[0x1] into another reality.
The dimensional proportions of this reality can be manipulated by the artist in a way that forms a dialogue with the viewer on this astral plane. This can be a taxing demand on the viewer, but I do not make art for stupid or lazy people, their demands are well catered for by society. Instead I believe intelligence lies in open-mindedness. Humankind[0x1]s greatest fear is the unknown. We are inescapably bound to its existence and endeavor to create a balanced relationship with it. Getting this balance right is the key to our happiness.
As with life, I do not to conform my memories to one emotion. Sometimes I offer warnings and engage in social issues as humanity disappoints. Sometimes I celebrate humanity when it deserves praise. And sometimes I leave humanity behind altogether and engage in the psychedelic dialogue that we share with nature.
1999: Explicit Exhibition, Garden Centre
Quality Control, Independent Armchair Theatre
2000: Quality Control II, Independent Armchair Theatre
Sony World Student Competition, Sony Centre, Berlin
2001: All Welcome – Launch Exhibition of Neurotickles,Mowbray
Neurotickles - Obs Café
2002 Wildlife – Sun Gallery
2003: Bring It Home – Channel 5 Studios
Play Body Art Show – Obs Café
2004: Spindle Sect Studio Launch – Mercury Studios
Roswell Kings Album Launch – Independent Armchair
Exposure Film Festival
Expansion – Art Café
2005: Onanism Events – Wynberg Sports Club
2006: Onanism Events – Wynberg Sports Club
2007: Jazz Festival - Muizenberg
2008: Neurotickles – Muizenberg
2009: Communitree Arts Festival - Muizenberg
2010: Neurotickles Solo Exhibition 194 Victoria Rd,
Neurotickles Solo Exhibition Jean Bell Gallery,
Michaelis School of Fine Art class of 2000's top painter
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