David Lynch inspired this chart-like reflection on the ebbing and flowing of imagination through the years, especially in relation to the “rules” of life.
“We think we understand the rules when we become adults but what we really experience is a narrowing of the imagination.”
Technology has made the process of finding information incredibly simple, inhibiting our capacity to become truly knowledgable.
Part of “Dangerous Ideas”, my thesis work exploring controversial concepts proposed by various scientists and intellectuals, using visual metaphors to investigate how these ideas can make us so uncomfortable.
Check out the OCADU Illustration website for more stuff from all of this year’s thesis students!
I enjoy this. It inspires me in a weird way. I still dabble in dark art / creepy art occasionally. I used to do it all the time. I need to do more.
Usually softerworld makes me sad, but this was a really amusingly clever one.
(Girl, you’re the light of my life.)
The inimitable Grant Snider strikes again, with the day jobs of famous poets – including Jack Kerouac (railroad worker), Charles Bukowski (mailman), Emily Dickinson (cat-keeper), and T. S. Eliot (bank clerk.)
My favorite image here is Pablo Neruda, holding the roses behind his back. Many of his poems were romantic, some alluding to a lover he couldn’t have, and kept secret.
Rainforest wolves photographed by Ian McAllister