Just as the object or a individual has to overcome their fears in life; f.e., the fear of standing out or coming out, the fear of not / being noticed, the fear of being particular or isolated, the fear of being photographed, the fear of not/ being immortilized. Even the photographer has to overcome the fear of being rejected, the fear of making a statement, the fear of being turned down, and ultimately the fear of making artwork, being creative ect… The horror of self-destructiveness, the hard work with irrationality, learning will-power and faith versus success and self-realization.
“I WANT TO ENTERTAIN AND CREATE ATTRACTION. I AM DEFINITELY ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO STOP BEING A POUNDER! IF SOMEONE EVER GETS UP TO TRY ONCE, THEN I´VE MADE SOMETHING! “
ALL WE ARE IS A RESULT OF SOMETHING THAT COMES FROM OUTSIDE. WHETHER THROUGH EVOLUTION AND GENES OR THROUGH EXPERIENCES GATHERED AND CONSEQUENCES OF OUR INTERACTION WITH THE ENVIRONMENT. OBSERVING THE WORLD CAN PROVIDE A GROUND FOR UNDERSTANDING THE CONDITIONS FOR ONE’S OWN ROLE IN DIFFERENT CONTEXTS. SEEING THEMSELVES IN RELATION WITH THE ENVIRONMENT IS ESSENTIAL TO ACT AS.
KEEP YOUR HALOS TIGHT
I’M YOUR GOD OR YOUR GUARDIAN
KEEP YOUR HALO TIGHT
ONE HAND ON THE TRIGGER, THE OTHER HAND IN MINE
BECAUSE NOW, CUPID CARRIES A GUN
NOW, NOW, CUPID, CUPID CARRIES A GUN
” WE ARE PLAYING CRUNCHY WITH TECHNIC OF POST-/MODERNISM TO COMMUNICATE ABOUT THE GAME BY THE THEORIES OF ERIC BERNE’S TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS AND WE ARE CRASHING IT INTO FREUD’S PSYCHOANALYSIS THEORY. THE ROLE PLAY ACT IS OUR FORM OF EXPRESSION OF THAT KIND OF CRUNCHY CRASH.”
RAPTURE! Photography by Andreas Roed
MORE THAN A DISCOVERY, ALEX SUGARS HIS MOSTLY FIGURATIVE PLOTS BY MAINLY PUBLIC REALISM, INTERPRETING BY CURRENT DOMESTIC ROUTINES AND ITS AGENDAS LOADED WITH MANIAC TEASING AND CARTOONING LOW BROW. ALEX’S WORK IS CANDY-COLORFUL, CONCEPTUALLY ROMANTIC AND DRAG-IRONIC…