Chase Alias' Impossible to Understand: From the Series, "Chase Alias' Esoterically Speaking Causes his Reclusively Being, 2010-2012
Impossible to Understand: From the Series, "Chase Alias' Esoterically Speaking Causes his Reclusively Being, 2010-2012
Any significance would be impossible to understand. When you do understand, it would be indescribable. Everything is different when there is no meaning. - Ai Weiwei
Selected work for exhibition at Theorize New York: Impossible to Understand, 2012 Black March Edition, Contemporary Art Fair, Wyndham Garden Hotel-Manhattan Chelsea West
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Chase Alias gets into the mind state of conceptual artists Ai Weiwei particularly embracing his ideals and philosophies about how he feels nudity is not pornography. Perhaps Chase is taking its to a slightly elevated level though. What is he saying about pornography? Certainly nothing more graphic or shocking than his Conceptual Art Photography forefathers did such as Mapplethorpe, Serrano or even Thomas Ruff.
Chase Alias aka David S Pollack hopes to bring to light with his new series, "Chase Alias' Esoterically Speaking Causes his Reclusively Being, 2010-2012", just how backwards moving our cultural standards seem to be. As a self portrait photographer he look back in envy at the freedoms which artists used to be able to express themselves without having to worry about cultural and even legal action being taken against them.
Ai Weiwei. Ai Weiwei's Blog: Writings, Interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009 (Writing Art) (Kindle Locations 1052-1053). Kindle Edition.
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