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Below the Line Project: Arrows Fields Grids and Forces


A pattern and texture is the outcome of an encounter between a force and a resistance (Ann Isik (me) 2014)

I’ve been a little quiet on the blog recently. I’ve been preoccupied with dreadful draining domestic drudgery. My creative cauldron has been crooning constantly in the background, however, awaiting my stirring spoon.

Arrows. (I’m struggling to set alliteration aside, as you see) – Arrows became a form in my Below the Line project, representing force. Especially what I’m going to call the ‘forceless force’, meaning the force that is the source of the forces of nature. The idea for the name came when I was looking at an exhibition catalogue authored by Australian art historian Michael Brand. The exhibition was called The Vision of Kings – Art and Experience in India. I wrote in a recent blog about how I came across this catalogue and how by sheer synchronicity I got to see many of the real art works illustrating the catalogue on a trip to Boston and Harvard. Continue reading

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Quantum Creativity


You have to image hunt continually as an imagesmith because you’re constantly using up your image supply. I strive for an abundance of images. Aside from my digital image stocks, I’ve an ever-growing collection of transparent presentation-type books where I keep images I like. Before throwing out a magazine, for instance, I cut out any images or pages of images I like and slip them into the sleeves of these books. I keep the books at hand to flick through. Feed myself on the images. And it’s an image I pulled from a magazine in 1998 ( Art in America, probably) that brought me to the above video. Continue reading

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