Who is Really Listening II
Acrylic ink on paper, 14x11
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We live in a time when we are getting so much information from so many directions that at one point you wonder if the communications environments is too saturated for anyone to really listen and focus. This piece takes a pause from the noise and journeys through filtering noise out to “hear” silence.
An important part of her process is finding the calm amidst the chaos.
The meticulously drawn clusters of symbols and binary code (ones and zeroes) weave through her work. They serve as a reminder of the human impact on all life on the planet.
While technology connects us all, it will consume us, filter our experiences, and keep us out of touch with nature if we don’t use it in a balanced way. If we aren’t careful, she worries virtual reality could be all we have left!
Balancing our use of technology with our behaviors will be key to preserving our planet and our experience on it.
The clutter of symbols also parallel mnemonics with amnesia; an idea inspired by a universal feeling of information overload, oftentimes resulting in memory lapse.