Jason Parker Art

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MY SOUL IS BUT AN ALGORITHM (SOFTWARE UPDATES FOR THE END OF THE WORLD)


  • Stockroom Gallery 355a Wellington Street Clifton Hill, VIC, 3068 Australia (map)

There is a force at play that is propelling humanity forward. It is both within us, and also
separate from us. Just as we are simultaneously both a part of nature and estranged from
nature. Whatever the case we are living in the shift.

These works seek to visualize what Jason considers to be our current state: people
decoupled from nature, traversing a rapidly changing world proliferated by our desire to
push forth no matter what.

From afar the works appear fairly representational, depicting both figures and floral/fauna
elements. It is only on closer inspection that one begins to see just how much the motifs
have shifted into the realm of abstraction, and fragmentation, and are of an unsettled state.
All lines have been blurred and it becomes apparent that the reality that has been depicted
is one that has been heavily synthesized. Much as the world around us continues to
become.

We exist between two worlds: one that we have harmed greatly and one that we desire to
bring about. For right now we are in a state of afflux; whether towards doomsday or
eutopia it is too soon to tell.