Fuelling up

Here are a few drawings that I’ve made for my exhibition, Biofuel, at the end of September at the Montreal Art Centre. I like the combination of old medical illustrations and paper that has an aged appearance, like old maps. I think it’s something to do with the idea that each conveys a kind of instructive, authoritative feel, yet each represents information that’s still unfamiliar and constantly changing.

Untitled (brain map), 2013. 20" x 27", pencil crayon and gesso on paper.

Untitled (brain map), 2013. 20″ x 27″, pencil crayon and gesso on paper.

Osseous labyrinth study, 2013. 11" x 17", pencil and white conté crayon on kraft paper.

Osseous labyrinth study, 2013. 11″ x 17″, pencil and white conté crayon on kraft paper.

Untitled (osseous labyrinth map), 2013.  20" x 27", pencil crayon and white conté on paper.

Untitled (osseous labyrinth map), 2013. 20″ x 27″, pencil crayon and white conté on paper.

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