Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Operating on various layers of meaning, the practice of ornamentation in the hands of Dex Fernandez turns into a play of signs that collide to construct new associative concepts, where the third meaning subsequently produced illuminating previously unseen messages.
Erotica // Tuesday, July 26, 2011
'Sex and death, consumption and decay, sensuality and the macabre are prevalent themes infused in my work. Hardcore pornographic pictures are transformed into profound images bearing with my distinct illustration style; the vivid lines, figures, and colors highlighting naked flesh and visible guts rather than masking the provocative imagery. Polarity plays a crucial part in the effectiveness of this images—the obscene couplings with whimsical illustrations, morbid fascination and flippant curiosity—but on the other hand...'