Look Up!

Medium: Acrylic on board, gold leaf, polystyrene.

Size: 61x61x20 cm.

Date: 2018

This came from research into the chemtrails conspiracy theory and the wider post-truth world we now inhabit.

A new layer to the fear of flying, this time as observer rather than participant.

There are kernels of truth to be found, air travel is undeniably bad for the environment, but not in the ways they believe, this is far too mundane for the conspiracy theorist.

For them the quotidian must be elevated, the prosaic must become the sublime, the divine even.