My generation is notable for being exposed to an ever-expanding array of screens: motion pictures, televisions, computer monitors, cell-phones and hand held devices.
My work is informed by this "screen culture:" film, television, virtual reality and video games. I incorporate contemporary aesthetics into my art, but my work injects these "screens" with ambiguity, questions and challenges.
From paint tubes in the 19th century, to acrylic paint, silkscreen technique and portable film and video cameras in the 20th, artists have seized upon new technologies in their practices, thereby reinvigorating art for each age. Following in this tradition, I utilize a range of what is broadly termed "Digital Media," including 2-and-3-dimensional modeling and animation, video, digital photography, Web sites and digital printing. My practice involves traditional artist's skills including drafting, sketching and coloring, while incorporating 21st Century aptitudes such as programming and digital design and modeling.
I consider myself part of what I call the "Bay Area Digitalist" movement, a loose collective of artists and designers who are influenced by the technology and information culture that flourishes in the Northern California region.
My work is informed by Minimalism, Conceptual and Video art and infuses these influences with a provocative vision and singular visual aesthetic.
In my Englyph series, I have devised a new way of writing English and other Latin alphabet based languages. This process, implemented in a variety of media including Web sites, animations and digital prints, has a distinctive style and, literally, its own visual vocabulary.
My animations, installations and videos focus on events, media and cultural phenomena and artifacts that have been lost, ignored or forgotten, mining the past and the subconscious of our culture to highlight profound, yet under-recognized, notions and ideas.
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Seven Words In A Browser
Seven Words On A Television
Bay Area Digitalists Exhibition
Seven Questions and Eight Words
Words Are Stronger Than Art
Real Estate Beats
The Rebus Names Project
Contenda Quiz Event
The Dark Matters
D. Skilling Performs 'Minimalism'
Hello from Kala
The Art Rap EP
A Puzzling Display
Take One: A Gifting Performance
All Fit Together
A Throw of the Dart...
The Spectacular Seat
Notes In/troducing Englyph
Primary, Black and White
Portrait of Jason II
Here Is The Room
The Public White Cube...
The Official 'Marilyn'...
No One Dies...
Handstan in We R...