refractions (abstract11), 2018.
“refractions.” is a collection of digital illustrations utilizing photos in an intuitive, textural manner, explorations of atmosphere, refraction & composition are made. Utilizing elements of glitch art, & digital illustration. Illustrations utilize heavily edited digital media (cell phone photos, older illustrations, etc), to resemble a variety of abstractions observing the artists’ identity, gender expression & interpersonal trauma. "abstract11" is a collage/illustration of the artist's sister at various ages.
Their practice involves multimedia & elements of illustration, painting & abstraction, with influences ranging from net art to traditional modes of abstract art, and inspiration, exploring the self in terms of identity and its context in the larger social atmosphere, examining these matters in a relatable, painfully honest fashion.