Architecture in the Dark seeks to explore the forgotten qualities of space. The baby – snail brings in focus the bodily identification with the environmental experience, an awareness that may be a conduct to new paths of psychological discovery. This canvas seeks to explore the heterotopic conditions of space and architecture in relation to our … Continue reading Architecture in the Dark
Human beings communicate by stories, and movies can speakT to the emotions of the audience and connect with each viewer on different levels. Much like a good painting or photograph, a movie can mean something different to each viewer. Cinema is the art form that encompasses the best qualities of nearly every other art form … Continue reading The Watchers in the Dark
Reading in the Dark is a novel by Seamus Deane in 1996. The title of the novel is taken from a section in which the boy is alone and struggling to read in the dark set against the violence of Northern Ireland in the 1940s and 1950s. The boy narrator grows up haunted by a … Continue reading Reading in the Dark
This canvas wants to bring forward the theme music in my series Arts in the Dark. The third installation features a singing tree at the center of a wind hose that makes it produce a slightly discordant and penetrating choral sound covering a range of several octaves. The theme has also inspired different musicians like … Continue reading Whistling in the Dark
I recently started a new series that I’ve named Art in the Dark. The most stylistic characteristics of this series are that all the works have a different artistic theme, supported by a hyperbolic geometrical concept, and are executed upon a black canvas. The first installment of this series is called Dancing in the Dark. … Continue reading Dancing in the Dark
Although Leonardo Da Vinci had no formal academic training, many historians and scholars regard him as the prime exemplar of the "Universal Genius" or "Renaissance Man", an individual of "unquenchable curiosity" and "feverishly inventive imagination." He is widely considered one of the most diversely talented individuals ever to have lived. He studied engineering, sculpting, painting, … Continue reading The Da Vinci Trinity
The featured image is an installation of two canvasses that explores the binary nature of the reality by contrasting male to female, water to fire, vertical to horizontal, oval to rectangle, natural to artificial, and much more ...
The aim of this painting is to visualize the similarities that are existing between the cosmical cycles and that of the civilization process. It is also the cover for a music album that features an opera with the same title. The description of that album will go into more detail about the used symbolism. This … Continue reading A Cosmology of Civilization
Cyberhive (canvas 60' x 60') tries to visualize the manifestation of a multi-dimensional cybernetic system in the time-space continuum and is the capstone on the eight-part series "Cybernetic Musings". As a system where different minds come together to create or destroy information, the existence of a cyberhive mind is as real as that of the … Continue reading Cyberhive
This canvas (W 30' x H 36') is the 7th installation in my collection Cybernetic Musings. As shown in other canvasses in this series, I have mixed feelings about recent developments in the new information technology and the developing cyberspace that vacillate between optimism and pessimism. However, the dominant emotion is one of expectation tempered … Continue reading Expectations
This artwork is part of a series of five paintings that is called Cybernetic Musings. In these series I explore recent developments into the cyberspace. The title of this work refers to an old annotation that medieval cartographers made upon unexplored territories "Here be dragons" and also refers to one of my own works where … Continue reading Here be Rats …
Art inspired by some hopes and fears how future brain implants may influence humankind.
Santa is a legendary character, originating in Western culture, who is said to bring children gifts on Christmas Eve of toys and candy or coal or nothing, depending on whether they are "naughty or nice". He supposedly accomplishes this with the aid of Christmas elves, who make the toys in his workshop, often said to … Continue reading Big Santa.
In search for a contemporary philosopher´s egg, I came to wonder if one of those previous eggs didn’t hatch a philosopher’s chicken. That would make my task lots easier than having to go through the laborious process of producing a philosopher´s egg out of thin air (and whatever other substances). The philosopher’s egg is a … Continue reading The Philosopher’s Chicken.
Paradoxes are intriguing since they challenge existing conventions and are an enduring source of inspiration for many artists.
For the purpose of this post, I chose a random subject: Dancing. Then I took a conch shell because of its reputation of one of the best representations of the Fibonacci sequence in nature.
Ours is the Age of Science; but from a study of most contemporary art, one would find it difficult to infer this most obvious of facts. Contemporary literature, graphic arts, and music, contain remarkably few references to contemporary science—few references even to the metaphysical and ethical problems which contemporary science has raised.A survey showed that … Continue reading Cryptomathics: the complexity of simplicity.
For those who want to know more about the relation between Art and Mathematics.
This a the description of the method that most successful visionary artists apply to their creations.
This is a snap shot of five of my latest visual works in a series called The Animate and the Inanimate