My work springs from a desire to create timeless representations of dreams and the subconscious. I attempt to bring to life mind-and-soul processed experiences by indirectly referencing a cycle of rebirth and alchemical rejuvenation through depictions of decay and the beauty of altruistic suffering.
It is driven by a strange, blissful, and passionate sadness that reaches far beyond the surface of everyday life into a mysterious, binding and unifying element which connects everything and everyone. It is something rooted deeply in the visceral emotions associated with life, death, and the human search for happiness.
This act of creating becomes an almost metaphysical tool which channels external negativity into something pure- a raw expression of human emotion leaving behind a feeling of contentment. The process itself becomes a cycle, serving as a filter of channeling and transforming universal bad, into universal good.
:: Bodies are just vessels for the inner mind and consciousness that
drive us, to create and communicate emotion on a level far beyond the
We are given a body so that we may use it in a material
world to make tangible the intangible and to make visible + finite the
The substantial becomes trapped or designated in consumable body-masses
to break down the 'inconsumable' universe. We are smaller fragments of
the greater whole put in containers to communicate that which is greater
than us, the universal, in a physical realm.
The only thing which gives our physical existence meaning, is the
channeling of a greater energy through our actions. Everything else was
invented by mankind and is not 'the truth' which those aware enough to
seek it, yearn for. Those able to communicate that energy to others,
have attained a connectedness far beyond any human relation...