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DOTART = time space life = POINT ART

All is one

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"my dot" 2014

/one hour of information/

In 2014, one century after Kazimir Malevich started Suprematism,
DOTART, the philosophy of Time Space Life, had begun.
If Suprematism offered "the supremacy of pure artistic feeling",
we can call DOTART, SUPERSUPREMATISM, since the "pure artistic feeling"

is constant even as the creation process is being shared with the observers.
With DOTART the viewer performs the art, and only time and life dictates the state of the painting in the continuum.

Each mark completes the painting at all times.
Prior to DOTART, paintings were created by the artist for the observers. All art appears subjective. DOTART is the first objective art, since every individual can participate and observe its creation with freewill in boundless ways and numbers. Yet by design it bares the same result, a constant Dot of information. Since the idea was conceived, every DOTART exists. Hence forth, all my paintings are now considered to be DOTART.

 

DOTART is the same art as any other art.

Only it is the same a very simple way.

It is so close to be nothing it shifts to be everything.

The concept is the point. The process of painting

is performed by the observers and inevitably results in a dot.

Imagine. DOTART paintings are free.

No geography, nationality, race, gender, age, shape or religion will change the end result. It will only have an impact on how we get there.

I have built my artistic practice over 30 years and for the last 20 I’ve been exploring ways to convey my philosophy of TIME SPACE LIFE. The idea is that all three are fundamental and interconnected. Over the years, I produced a large portfolio of work using traditional artistic media and processes; however, none conveyed this concept adequately.

In 2014, I found the solution in DOTART where I released my ego and let the process of painting become secondary, where the public participates to complete the creation. It starts with the concept, sometimes creating a painting using acrylic on canvas and making the first mark, a positive note (example: I love you or peace). Other times using one of my existing painting. Each DOTART has a chain installed in the centre with a marker attached at the end whose radius reaches the edge of the picture, creating a circle. The area inside of the circle represents time and space given to us in life and the illusion of freewill. People are invited to put their mark on the painting in any way they choose, feeding information to the surface, creating a new image each time a mark is applied, keeping it alive. Colour markers are introduced in some instances, showing a slice of time making a period in the process more recognizable. Usually several works are displayed at one time, demonstrating how the result will always be the dot of overlapping information. At the end, the chain is removed from the surface, releasing the painting. Time Space Life can be explained as a dot, proving everything is the same but in a different way and all of it is created by the point.
In 2015, I evolved this idea to honour women (mother, lover, daughter) – DOTART Women Series. I created three primary female portraits which were installed and showcased as
interactive DOTART in three European museums , including the Louvre in Paris. I made a silkscreen of this portrait. This acrylic, hand-pulled print has been the foundation of all subsequent paintings.
In 2016, I evolved the DOTART concept further, making it more visible in three dimensions which became the TOTEM WOMAN Series. The totems became the markers in space. I used 3 meter tall x 25cm diameter cardboard tubes wrapped with canvas, applying the hand-pulled print mixed with paint to create the image in acrylic. With the totems, I wanted to distance my physical self even further from the creative process by introducing water, washing the acrylic paint off the canvas to the desired level.

In other painting practices the artist is the only one to observe and experience
the creative process, DOTART is different. Paintings are created by the observers.
Since the concept was conceived, every DOTART exists. Every DOTART is the same just in different ways. The paintings will be set up as such in the future are already conceived.

The philosophy of DOTART is constantly challenging traditional ways of exhibiting and experiencing art.

"TIME SPACE LIFE"

In 2017 during the 57th Venice Biennale, the DOTART was solely created by the tens of thousands of observers

 

In 2015 a different type of DOTART paintings created by T.H. showed up, uninvited but well received by the public in different Museums and public spaces as well on art Biennales and art Fairs in the past years. Part of this "pirate projects" a sub project was started as a "May I project Life". The intention was to wake up a City by provoking a dialect with the public and public art institutions trough art.
Heavy 19" diameter marble Dots where created and left in Museums with word "Life" repeatedly written on it for a certain amount of time (15 minutes).

LIFE DOT

 

 

In 2018 first in Toronto with the same 48cm diameter a different carrier material, a 1/8" white plastic was used to carry the word "Love" written on for 5 minutes. They are called
Love-Dots. They're designed to be released in a public space, such as a street, during an art Biennale with the instruction to give it away to someone whose willing to do the same.
The objective is to free art in Space and Time and keep it in the Life of the observers whose being part of this project therefore considered as the creator of it as well.

In 2019 twelve Love-Dot will be released in the city of Venice during the 58th Venice Biennale.

LOVE DOT

 

 

 

Dotism/pointism

Is an art movement with a philosophy of time space life.

Fundamental ideas are:

Only the point exists.

The dot is a 2D slice of a 3D sphere , it is dynamic it moves trough space, therefore it is a mark as well.
Our reality is an illusion in a changing continuum.

The concept of time space life is the point.

Everything in the continuum is a dot.

Dot and mark is the same.
Two opposite driving forces, along with the observer.
/ red and blue meeting in a triangle /


Everything is connected to singularity.
Supports the holographic principle.
Everything is the same in a different way.

 

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