Versus [article]

Mario C. Sam, Maryland Shared Open Access Repository, Maryland Shared Open Access Repository, Bridget Z. Sullivan
Mario C. Sam's thesis, Versus, explores the compositions created by events, experiences, and emotions in our internal and external worlds. We begin as a unique combination of physical elements. Atop this come ephemeral layers of experiences, views, upbringings, routines, and likes and dislikes that evolve organically. These layers-upon-layers of tangible physical traits and untouchable ones make us human and ultimately shape who we become. Using complex processes and a wide range of both
more » ... and analog media and techniques, Mario C. Sam evokes the harmonies and conflicts between these tangible and intangible elements. His work layers compelling visuals with both fragments of ideas and very clear messages, ultimately creating a push-pull between simple aesthetics and conceptual thought; between the analytical and naturalistic.
doi:10.13016/m2p1ne-onwg fatcat:j72g4tcuk5c6zm3mh2l3eingey