Aryn Benavides : capstone
The artist's statement: My work has a heavy emphasis on language and the use of the written word within art to comment on social issues. It is meant to expose contradictions of what we perceive as good, bad, and uncomfortable, also while revealing my personal thoughts on violence, isolation, alienation, and worship. Within my work I want to question issues of violence, through the destruction of paper through burning and senseless acts of tragedy. I work on concepts of isolation and how it can relate to space and the illusive imagery or writing hidden within patterned paper, and the alienation ...
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