The Climate of Untruth series was commenced in late February this year, and is my response the fear of Covid-19 pandemic and our increasingly skeptical relationship with the media, politics and power.


"Cameramen"

This large image is based on a North Korean propaganda video.     44"x78" Ink and pencil on paper

"Hall of Mirrors" 

This large scale piece is based on a screen grab from television coverage of Mark Zuckerberg's interrogation by US Congress regarding Facebook's role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal and its direct affect on the election of Donald Trump.

60"x80' Ink and pencil on paper


"Announcement"

This image is based on a youtube segment on North Korean propaganda.

11"x14" Pencil and ink on paper

THE CLIMATE OF UNTRUTH 

Cameramen - study

This image explores using more conte and scratching.

11"x14" Conte, pencil and ink on printed photograph paper.

"Horror"

This image based on a screen grab from the horror film Train to Buhan, which documented the attempted escape via train from a zombie pandemic. This film was referenced heavily on social media at the beginning of the pandemic.      11"x14" Pencil and ink on paper

"Hall of Mirrors" - preliminary study

11"x14" Pencil and ink on paper

"Drone" 

This image is based on a newspaper photo of queuing crowds being sprayed with disinfectant.

18"x24" Pencil and ink on paper

"Climate of Untruth"

This image is based on a newspaper photo at the outset of the pandemic overseas before it had reached North America.        11"x14" Ink and pencil on paper

"Night Surveillance"

This image is based on a screen grab from a night time surveillance video.

11"x14' Pencil and ink on paper

"Looking Back"

This piece is based on a photo I took of the 4th floor corridor at OCADU.

11"x14" Pencil and ink on semi transparent paper.