Life Stories... the stories behind the artworks


Life Stories (episode 2) My second experience with LSD and Art making

March 11, 2017
LIFE STORIES... My second experience with the drug LSD happened at the beginning of summer in 2016. I’m not sure if it was a ‘bad’ trip or not. Its impact nonetheless was intense. So much so it still resonates more than half a year later. I was with my friend Ace at his apartment in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. It was late afternoon...
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Life Stories

February 15, 2017
‘Life Stories’ are the stories behind many of the art pieces I have made. From the beginning with my first body of work around 13 years ago, I made art from the intention with coming to know myself deeper. This would take a course of natural progression going from the highly personal and into a more impersonal expression from the development I unde...
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Life Drawings, an interview

August 22, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Life Drawings, an interview... Q: Can you please discuss this current body of work you’ve titled ‘Life Drawings’? Is their a meaning to it’s title? Was it inspired by anything? A: The title came to me somewhere in the process of making the works. I found myself drawing figure after figure, and I guess Life Drawing came to mind thinking of the...
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House on Fire

July 07, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
"House on Fire", collaborative painting by Sek3 and Akira Beard I dreamed I was in a large house. It was occupied by several people. Many of whom felt familiar like acquaintances, yet distant in the way that I didn’t know anyone’s name. One room I was in, had me laying in bed with a woman. She was close to middle age, sort of attractive with an am...
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Drawing from Life... a collaborative artpiece with Sek3

April 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I started the day with sitting in a chair and drawing on a pad with pen, forming a cluster of figures. I’m here in a hotel in another country. The landscape isn’t that different from the U.S., I don’t however speak the local language. Waking up before the friends I’m staying with here, I’m unsure how to begin the day. Regardless of which however, I...
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