#thehumanbeings

ARTIST STATEMENT Just under a year ago, coinciding with inner upheaval, I began creating very simple, minimalist “memes” to convey a sense of isolation, alienation and dissonance. Progressing intuitively over several months, the images encompassed the personal (always with a lateral, cross-sectioned sensibility), politics, consumer culture, pseudo-spirituality, and much else. Ultimately these images have become… More

#theunbeings

ARTIST STATEMENT I’ve always been fascinated by the qualities of the intelligent machine and what I term “unbeings”– described in my writings on spirituality and technology dating back to Y2K as “life forms beyond existence and the existent; anti-beings, empty energy forms, figures in and of space… quantum shapes.” It wasn’t until I started using… More

Nocturnes

ARTIST STATEMENT Photographs taken at night present the viewer with altered settings. The contrast between the cool blues of the naturally darkened landscape punctuated by the varied colours of artificial lighting accentuates the space these places occupy. Industrial sites take on an otherworldly quality, and common places (otherwise overlooked through familiarity) stand out against the… More

Analogue Chicago

ARTIST STATEMENT I started taking photos while on tour with The Sea and Cake in the early 2,000’s. It was a way to make perfect sense of the considerable down time involved with touring, a way to explore visual thinking no matter what truck stop happened to be next. Over the years, I’ve become obsessed… More

Tenderness

ARTIST STATEMENT Based on unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations – gran am, more commonly known as amanda anderson, is an interdisciplinary artist who seeks to challenge and explore the prevalent themes of idealized femininity and normalized oppression through visual collage, harsh drones, disembodied vocals, and oscillating feedback. gran am is… More

Invisible Borders

Norwegian photographer Maren Klemp investigates the realm of mental illness in a series of haunting portraits featured in the Spring 2016 edition of Fogged Clarity. More