7.21.2019

Semiotic-Pareidoliapophenia drawings

Semiotic-Pareidoliapophenia 2019. Pareidolia refers to the human tendency to perceive random things occurring in nature as significant, usually some meaning of human origin. Apophenia is the tendency to find relationships between things or events that have no connection to each other. Semiotic-Pareidoliapophenia explores metaphor and magic in abstract-asemic writing. The experience of reading meaningful signs and symbols in rock lines, paint splatters, leaf mold, skid marks, scars, cracks. Finding connection and pattern in random data. Lanaquarelle paper, watercolor 10 x 14 in., 26 x 36 cm. gouache, personal rubber stamps, graphite, ink.