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Alex Lee (ATYL)
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Artist // Professional // Varied
Llama: Llamas are awesome! (4)
My Bio
Current Residence: the CHI
Favourite photographer: Brassai always
Operating System: Win8.1; iOSX
Shell of choice: sea
Skin of choice: human
Favourite cartoon character: candy, candy
Personal Quote: if only i had 72 hrs a day...

Favourite Visual Artist
Louise Bourgoise forever
Favourite Movies
Favourite TV Shows
what's "TV"?
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
mozart mozart lennox bowie mozart
Favourite Books
paper ones
Favourite Writers
Rilke at the moment
Favourite Games
not head
Favourite Gaming Platform
does iphone 4s count?
Tools of the Trade
whatever i can get my hands on
Other Interests

new work

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wow, is it possible i've been away for 5 mos?  and that i haven't made any non photographic art for roughly the same period?  the break's been good tho, i think.  sometimes a hiatus brings new clarity, or at least new inspiration... to "christen" the new studio space (thanks to the Chicago Artists' Coalition's works on paper residency), i'm starting a new series of work on paper.  i was originally going to focus on tradition and femininity through silk and papermaking, but i think the pieces will also be about grace, mysteries, faith, hope, virtue, and the journey/process of Love. this new series is actually kind of a challenge to myself to
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finally putting the idea into words: After switching mobile phones, I began taking photographs of people during my commute.  Originally, they were single, candid shots of faces that caught my attention.  Then I began noticing and capturing little things about these people – a look, the press of their lips – and a single photo turned into several, where the output often showed ordered lists of objects/events, with reoccurring elements (people/actions). Now, in the seconds and if I’m lucky, minutes, I have with these subjects, I shoot in sequences inspired by mathematics, keeping in mind the possibly infinite length of each seq
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loose ends

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Yesterday, as I was telling one of my friends about the recently extinguished "torch" I had been lugging around for the last 10 years (the "what if"), it occurred to me that I've just been tying up emotional loose ends these last few months:  first a relationship that should've ended a long time ago finally did; then I found the 2 old friends with whom I've always regretted losing touch; i told my dad what i really thought about how he's living his life (well, existing really); pushed my friend under the water with what I may or may not have been feeling only to be shown what it really was or should be all about...  plus, realizing that i've
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Thanks for the fave!!!
my pleasure! :)
thanks for the :+fav: hun. :D :heart: