Sunday, 9 August 2009

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's Identity Art

Jorge takes on the subject of identity, which is something I personally have always been both fascinated and plagued by.

He is a true artist in my eyes. He is inspired by a life force and transfers it completely into his art to the extent that the subject entirely pervades his work: it is inherent in the idea, the medium, the process, the location and so on. What fascinates me about Jorge's art is that it is not mysterious or puzzling at all. He manages to explain it in such a simple way. But at the same time, the concept is far from straightforward.

I urge you to watch the following clip and see for yourself: