'An exploration of space and deconstruction of the human form, the portraiture basis of the images has been evolved and devolved during multiple “Struggle Sessions” between the artists.'
The is the first printed piece in a series of collaborations between the artists that involves film, photography, sculpture and design.
Concepted as a manual or self-help document for people coping with digital fatigue, the Struggle Sessions represent the instances of manic de-contextualization of the figure, chopped into angular polygons and laid bare in a field of collaged music video scraps and deserted theatrical stages. Motifs include Electronic foliage growing from self-conscious body parts, breakdown of photographic and pictorial places, abstracted figures coping with identity dispersion and fields of digital pigment submerging nudes in digital fatigue. The concept of the piece evolves into the printed design, the piece working as both a traditional linear zine and as a series of “spreads” to be removed from the order by the owner. There is a system with a key included to decode the design structure.