My doctoral thesis explores the epistemic complexity of mosaic as an experimental system in contemporary fine art practice and criticism. It proposes a new aesthetic formalism for the digital age, inspired by Marshall McLuhan's mosaic method.
My research on the epistemic complexity of mosaic is unique in terms of re-establishing lost theoretical connections between an ancient additive methodology and current thought on artistic experimentation and multidisciplinary research. The analysis put forward by my doctoral thesis is relevant to current debates on digital aesthetics, design, sculptural practice and more importantly art education.
This work is an assemblage of painted units that are [en]folded and arranged in a grid formation, exploring constructive notions of the pictorial space.