A number of pictures by Toronto, Canada-based artist Nicholas Zirk. Utilizing humor to discover themes of identification, narrative, and communication, Zirk’s current nonetheless life work function portraits with out figures. The objects in his work inform tales of imagined people present outdoors of the image body — tales of consumption and consumerism, identification, and the coping methods we depend on to exist within the fashionable world.
Although Zirk’s work started as formal inquiries, they’ve taken on a extra nuanced perspective over time. His most up-to-date works coalesce round concepts of tension, language, and magic. “We dwell at an extremely magical time the place instant communication and disinformation have created alternate realities,” he explains. “Conspiracy theorists maintain political energy and the uncertainty of the world is palpable. I’ve been excited about magic as a supply of hope and energy via the current works.”
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