Monthly Archives: June 2010

The General and The Grunt

I updated these two for Congregation 2010 “The Minotaur of Greek mythology was the result of the union of Pasiphae and a bull. He dwelt inside the labyrinth and devoured anyone who entered. Here the minotaur is presented as an Army General – you can draw your own conclusions. I have painted this diptych in […]

Future Self (2010)

acrylic on canvas 762mm x 1062mm Each of us will die, that much is certain. However, our feelings about what happens next are the subject of much debate. As an atheist, I have no problem accepting the cessation of my consciousness and subsequent decay of my body into it’s constituent elements. Yet, there’s something primeval […]

Pixellated Self (2010)

Finally getting around to uploading my paintings for Congregation 2010. Here’s the first of two self portraits. acrylic on canvas 762mm x 1062mm Part of my reasoning behind assuming the pseudonym ‘shardcore’ was provide a fresh identity, unfettered by past (mis)deeds. An identity solely concerned with artistic experimentation. However, shardcore inhabits the same physical shell […]