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bluespectralmonkey

Artist | Traditional Art
United States
handmade paper collage from my brain to yours
All of my collages are made by hand from cut paper, sourced from magazines, books, flyers and other found print media. Pieces are organized and shuffled over time, layered, then deconstructed and reassembled from the bottom up. The art is then scanned and minima...l Photoshop is used to prepare and resize the files. I have been collecting images for more than ten years. Countless hours were spent trimming and organizing tiny bits of paper into categories and filling envelopes full of eye candy, armed and ready for years of future creations. A thousand days spent harvesting and dreaming designs that align with my vision, filtered down and purified from the massive overload of infotoxin that permeates our culture and mainstream media. Decontextualized characters and logos, combined with sacred geometrical symbols, spiritual icons, and totem animals all play a potent visual role in the language I am exploring. I find inspiration in the novel synchronicities that emerge when playing with many layers at once, of pictures that I have hand cut and coveted for years. By utilizing the archive of the collective unconscious, I feel closer to a sense of being able to express life experience through this new lexicon of ideas.

Along with over  500! DJ performances across the US and Canada, BSM has shown his art at many events including music festivals, cafes, clubs, city parks, and forests.

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PantherModern23 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015   General Artist
:wow: :ninja: :wow:
:thumbsup: :thanks: :thumbsup:
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kriSank Featured By Owner May 21, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for watching. :) (Smile) 
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Odyssey8 Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:party: Happy Birthday! :cake:
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mattpinyan Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
Thanks very much.
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McCorvey92 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Rad work man!
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cdawggg13 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
i REALLY love your art. very creative i must say.
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bluespectralmonkey Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011   Traditional Artist
thanks for grokking
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solcrum Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Just have to say I love your work. The incredible layers of interconnectedness...
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:iconbluespectralmonkey:
bluespectralmonkey Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011   Traditional Artist
i can hardly "read" magazines anymore without seeking images to tell the story behind the words...
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jacobcordova Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2011
Hey brohah, just remembered you were on here... I could use a friend in this vast distraction of infinite visual information!
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