In my work, forested landscapes are used to explore an altered state of consciousness that exists between the surrounding world, and the inner psyche; between waking and the dream state. In ‘Mind Field’ I have borrowed from Art History using detailed section of Hieronymus Bosch’s painting to create a number of miniature worlds. Their discrete presence often missed at first glance, means that they are never entirely present, nor are they absent. There is a sense of something, that is about to happen but it is never explicit, thus it robs the paintings of narrative resolution, leaving them in a state disequilibrium.
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