Nature Naturing

Nature-naturing more generally refers to nature doing what nature does, as the causal activity of nature. The term encapsulates the idea of nature as self-generating, dynamic and animate. Nature-naturing is nature as what it is in itself and conceived through itself. The relevance of art to nature-naturing is that art ought not imitate the mere […]

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Accidents on a Planetary Scale

  Whenever a new technology emerges there also emerges simultaneously the consequences of its accident. The accident is inherent to every technology. It seems that because of globalization, which is the satellization of the City into an orbital function, we have now laid the grounds for global accidents. (Virllio). We are no longer in a […]

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A Baroque Geology (Or Death Allegory)

Situating your awareness of the ruins (of history, of geology/nature) in the present creates a scene where the distance between culture and nature collapses. Culture as the short cycle of modern materials -their artificial cycle rapid in degeneration and violent destruction – and nature, as the body of entities and their frailty in the slime […]

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Materialization of Painting

I’ve said elsewhere that I am interested in art as the intersection between mark-making and landscape. What I have tried to do is explore that space where culture and nature slide over each other. I’ve chosen painting primarily as a medium in which to explore this terrain because for me this medium is fundamentally rooted […]

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Does Becoming Need You?

  The modern painters were all about painting as evocation: the activity of painting since modernity has been the formation of visions where the intellect is sruntinized and what is primary is the vision positioned out of the imagination. Modern Art was all about the triumph of the personality as an object of art. Images […]

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Earth Script

  Whereas abstraction in painting had surpassed the depiction of the exterior world and turned towards the embodied thing of painting as an evocative force, allowing the medium to take on a more personal character, deposition in painting – defined as the geologic deposition of the materiality of painting – usurps the modern theme of […]

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