Orange Trees Are Mostly Green
Today were Photograpghs and images are leading the way in communication , 'Orange Trees Are Mostly Green' addresses the ambiguity of language in the digital age. Realized through emoji inspired symbols such as painted fingernails, scrunchies, Bernie Sanders heads and unicorns, the pieces explore the limitations of communication through texting and social media.
The work takes form from hundreds of appropriated photographs from internet searches that visually amplify the information to be processed by the viewer. Reminiscent of binary code and cuniform writing, these alternating patters reinforce its intent to be observed as a language. At the same time, they confer to it, in aesthetic terms, a frequency of digital noise.