110 x 90 cm,
43.3 x 35.4 in
Pastel and charcoal on paper
What are the expectations from the new man? We are always trying to "improve" and so rarely satisfied with what or who we are. One cannot help but wonder or theorise as Yuval Noah Harari does in "Homo Deus".
This drawing is signed on the back. A certificate of authenticity is provided. The pastel and charcoal were fixed with a spray varnish.
Dan's works usually depict an alternative perception of the reality that is possible by letting go of the standardized perception of the surroundings.
Once time, space, social and cultural standards become other than boundaries the possibilities are limitless and the creative thought can release us into a freedom which we didn't have the courage to hope for.
He applies the same concept to his process trying to use the result of accidental drops or free gesture finger or brush intervention as a will of a predefined chaos that is used as a pretext for new layers and details of the composition.
The images he uses for reference are collages of various out of context picture cuts found in archives, social media or even screen prints from cinema or television productions.