Through my work I am trying to build an emotional momentum, one that rouses the intellectual exercise of questioning one’s vision of reality. While looking at my artwork, the viewer will begin to experience a series of diametrically opposed thoughts and emotions. Initially they may feel overwhelmed by the obsessively intricate and highly detailed forms, the composition, the technical skill and the pleasant color vibrations but as an analytical shift in perception slowly overtakes them, the viewer unwittingly grasps the artwork’s inescapably wretched and subversive subject matter.
This new clarity forces the observer to reengage with the work and rethink their initial opinions until, in some way or another, the shift takes place and the observer’s perception of natural things expands to include elements such as disease and death itself. more » “Interview with the artist Kikyz1313”