LandEscape Art Review Special Issue - Page 152

LandE scape

Mark McAfee Brown
CONTEMPORARY ART REVIEW
between physical experience and the immateriality , you seem to refer to the necessity of going beyond symbolic strategies to examinate the relationship between reality and perception , but that we should focus on the nature of the medium in order to understand the way it offers a translation of reality . Do you agree with this analysis ? Moreover , I would take this occasion to ask you if in your opinion , personal experience is absolutely in- dispensable as part of the creative process ? Do you think that a creative process could be disconnected from direct experience ?
In both of my image series featured here : Landscapes ( Woodless Woodcuts ) and NightBlooms , I am constructing visual realities that do not exist in the world as we normally perceive it . I fundamentally see that doing exactly that , is my job as an artist . I am as far from a documentary