(Inter-Crosser 002) from the “Dupes” Series – 2015
The Digital Inverts or Dupes resemble emulsive prints such as cyanotypes and albumen prints and other 19th century photographic processes. As they are deviations from my initial drawings, I see them as referencing the past and functioning as shadows of the original works. An essential component in their mirroring processes lies in an implied transition from the corporeal to the spiritual – between conscious and unconscious worlds, in an effort to elucidate inherited or invisible histories. The simple one to two-word naming system correlates to the primordial aspect of my forms. In titling each piece, I attempt to describe a simple, guttural translation of form, similar to the origins of speech. In this way, pseudo-science functions as subtext to cloak themes of deception and desire.