My work is a Post-Neo-Dadaistic response to current national and global crises - and the delusions, fantasies, and toxic emotions that are attached to that relationship framed within a dystopian parallel universe. There is a repetition of self-flagellation in a frustrated response to media consumption, targeted marketing, socially embedded masculinity, and the human cost of capitalism worship. Building on the rich tradition of Dadaism and Pop Art, he experiments with the intersection of text and image to explore language as a medium. Embedded within, is a macabre, mercurial and humorously self-deprecating grotesqueness often used to mask a dangerous mix of fear and frustrated anger.
Christopher Evans (b.1985, Schenectady, NY, USA) is an artist, educator, and writer. Christopher holds an MA in Studio Arts from the University at Albany and a Masters in Fine Arts from the University of South Florida. There is a heavy influence from him teaching himself to draw by copying comic books and his anxiety from being raised with an apocalyptic evangelical worldview. He draws from his own depression, anxiety, and unique evangelical upbringing. His work is saturated with obviousness, grotesqueness, clichés, and bad jokes as he tries to visually navigate causations and contradictions through an abstract narrative. Christopher currently works and resides in Saratoga Springs, NY.
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