January 27, 2006

Winter Birds Transmigration, Version 2

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Nature Photography by Jerome du Bois, January 2006. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce in any form.

Quite a different image than the one we posted nearly two years ago.

This one is closer to how we feel today. See also The Two Of Us.

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January 24, 2006

ALTAR OF FIVE

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Altar Of Five. Digital net art by Jerome du Bois, 2006. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce in any form.

Here is a larger image.

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January 22, 2006

LIFEBOW: THE ENDLESS ARC

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Lifebow: The Endless Arc, digital net art collage by Jerome du Bois, 2006. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce in any form.
Here is a larger image.

by Jerome du Bois

This piece is about the ultimate triumph of Life over death, and Hope over evil. Though it includes the Omega Point Theory --the SuperResurrection-- this notion reaches further, to the Kabbalistic Ein Sof, translated as Endlessness, or maybe this way: Death is swallowed up in Victory.

Technically and aesthetically, I consciously follow Marcel Duchamp, Jasper Johns, and Anselm Keifer in using reproductions or parts of earlier works as elements in newer works. Here, I used digitally-cropped parts of a piece called CrossIed Compass, one called Iscillation, and an untitled pencil drawing as parts for this digital net artwork.

Cf. this earlier work, called Godisms.

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January 19, 2006

The Blinds: Layout Study For A Portable Border

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The Blinds: Layout Study For A Portable Border, digital net art by Jerome du Bois, 2006. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce in any form. Here is a bigger version.

Who is my neighbor?
--Luke 10:25-37.

by Jerome du Bois

I conceived this piece not long after September 11, 2001, when my tolerance went South, and stayed there, and should, until the Islamist sword is buried forever, and Islam leashed to reason.

Besides branding Muslims the New Boors, since they have tainted the whole idea of Neighbor, the piece consciously parodies Islamic airs, such as the use of green --nobody owns green-- and the exaggerated, elongated letters, and the overall edged-weapon look.

I have set the real-life version aside for now, though I've cut out a lot of the letters, and here is a shot of the drawing that will be cut into strips for the background of the final real-world piece.

A Portable Border would be a seven-foot-high sculpture resembling a picket fence, with the pickets made of the letters standing back-to back with each other. Shiny white letters with green borders, standing in the middle of the floor. On one side: NEIGHBOR. On the other: NEWBOOR.

In the drawing above, bright green letters spell out, under NEIGHBOR, the word LIFESTORY. Used to be we trusted people; we told our stories over the back fence. Muslims have taqiyya, meaning they can LIE FROSTY anytime, anyplace, to advance their NEWBOOR religion.

And for those getting here late for Bible study, your neighbor is the one who stands before you on the same solid honest ground, eye to eye, equals.

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January 16, 2006

CONSTANZA DOLOROSA PHARMAKOSA

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Constanza Dolorosa Pharmakosa. Digital Net Word Art by Catherine King & Jerome du Bois, 2006. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce in any form.

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January 14, 2006

"I VANT TO BE ALONE."

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Fashion Art Photography by Jerome du Bois. Styling, clothing, and accessories provided by Catherine King. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce in any form.

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January 03, 2006

SEEDS OF CHANGE

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Nature Photography by Jerome du Bois. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce in any form.

Closer than ever today. One thing: parrots don't act at all like their verb.

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