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Painting in the digital era

Painting, the act of pure Contingency.

As a painter, I recall the intense anxiety felt when facing a blank canvas: the fear of failure, to start wisely and the impossibility to preview the final result. The emotion of creation, a dense probability mist that one can not explain until we take the risk of first choices.

Contingency(*) is what separates this endeavor from the frigid instantaneous click of the camera. True performance starts when we apply the first "brush strokes" to the original photo and execute a plethora of sophisticated digital techniques to guide our steps to paths never wondered.

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Rythms and Forces (2018)
Le Visage comme paysage (2018)

Presence (2017)
Notes on exhibition by Joseph Beuys. Edinburgh (2017)
Sketches: Botanical Park, Edinburgh (2017)
Sketches: National Museum of Museum of Scotland (2017)
Pianitude, an adventure in progress (2017)
Contingency (2017)
Regatta (2017)
The New Figuration (2017)
The Principle of identity (2017)



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