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Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Interview

“So Paradiso’s Fall came to represent that dark desire that is innate within us all. That the correlation as an artist to change our external reality, to deconstruct so to represent our interior world, extends beyond the canvas, throughout mankind as a very fundamental human function.” Speaking to Beautiful Bizarre. Please follow and like us:

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Paradiso’s Fall-Trailer 2

Another little video feature, in which I talk about death and the art of living. Just some of the motivation for the piece “Whats Dark Within, Illuminate” for the show Paradiso’s Fall, this Saturday at Dark Art Emporium   Please follow and like us:

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Paradiso’s Fall First Trailer

Here’s something really cool-an epic teaser for the main event, something to whet the appetite. Please follow and like us:

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Paleozoic periods

 “And my essays lying scattered on the floor Fulfil their needs just by being there” David Bowie-Conversation Piece Please follow and like us:

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Origin of Origin

Back to where it all started, the final piece of the series, or ‘The Origins of Life’ to give it, it’s full title. Please follow and like us:

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Paradiso Poster

Coming soon, to a select gallery in Long Beach… Please follow and like us:

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Title Series

It’s a month away until showtime. Please follow and like us:

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Penultimate Peril

“Richard Nixon Back Again” Billy Joel, We Didn’t Start the Fire. Please follow and like us:

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Chin Wag with Chet Zar

Here’s a real treat. I had the honor of being invited onto the mighty Chet Zar’s, Dark Art Society podcast recently, talking about all manner of things. Influences, origins, art stuff and our shared appreciation of Withnail and I. Please follow and like us:

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Sugar Buzz

Back after a bout of dreadful lurgy following my holiday sabbatical home. Home by turns wasn’t so sad, but magic, idyllic- all the Raymond Briggsesque, warm family hearth of brewing parochial Englishness I could hope for. Please follow and like us:

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Mood Board

 ‘And did the countenance divine Shine forth upon our clouded hills? And was Jerusalem builded here Among those dark Satanic mills?” Jerusalem-William Blake   Please follow and like us:

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Enjoy the silence

 “One cannot long remain so absorbed in contemplation of emptiness without being increasingly attracted to it. In vain one bestows on it the name of infinity; this does not change its nature. When one feels such pleasure in non-existence, one’s inclination can be completely satisfied only by completely ceasing to exist.” ― Émile Durkheim, Suicide: […]

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