Among other things I’m interested in the digital, in the immateriality of screen-based images or those small, soft touch-screen gestures for example.
My work is based on anonymous, discarded snapshots of strangers and this painting is from an on-going series of graveside paintings I began earlier this year.
The painting depicts a figure looming out of a dark background, wearing a mask and cloak. The eyes of the figure are the focal point.
I wanted something striking and also quite fierce and I wanted the bird to look confident and defiant, like it was railing against the situation.
Juneau Projects are a duo that is still working out just how a shared practice should work and the products of their professional and personal journey are exhibited publically.
I was shocked at what I was seeing when the planes crashed into the World Trade Centre, but I can also understand how there's always two sides to every story.