When you find old van Gogh images on your computer, what could be more logical than to shatter them into a thousand abstract pieces and rearrange?
This image was the first experimenting with this process. Pretty ugly. I don’t know what I was going for. It was late.
The second in the series came from a cell image. The fragments from this image seemed to lend themselves to new kinds of creatures. Or maybe it was just the weather, or what I had for dinner. Who knows.
And next, tasty:
Finally, some abstract patterns (one friend saw a headless, demonic horseman–wow):
And finally, these are some fragments from another van gogh, which I decided to turn into a fake map of somewhere.
I think I like this process for the same reasons I enjoyed shuffling around scraps of paper on my desk, or playing with my mashed potatoes as a kid. Creating meaning from the abstract.