a larger call for artists . . .

06/06/2016

The early artists were equated with the shamans, the revealers, the healers, those who attended to the larger and deeper questions  -

 

We are beyond ‘shock & awe’ - it’s a tired formula now that every six-year old can watch rape, mayhem, war crimes on the internet – not to mention the hapless antics of the neighbor next door . . .

 

What would be extraordinary is for artists to rise to a new calling and find a new language for image-making in a new dimension – one that makes some larger connection and meaningfulness out of what is otherwise a massive outpouring of separated images, words, feelings, . . . all crying to be heard.

 

I try to do that with my DIMONscapes®.

 

"trapped in a ferris wheel of 1s & 0s" abstract #1 from LOVE LETTER FOR SUMIRE,
DIMONscape® in progress
(inspired by the Novel SPUTNIK SWEETHEART by Haruki Marakami.)

 

 

 

 

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