Philosophical modernity and representation through an art practice.

Philosophical art practices

The nature of modernity

There are various temporal methodologies for representing modes of modernity. Artworks, as a mixed media basis, is an ideal way to explore modernity. This can be done through the context of flows of tourism and trade. Firstly modernity requires some mode of representation. This can be non non-analytic. A philosophical set of rational arguments that lead to contradictions. Therefore premises that lead to a conclusion are a synthesis of lived experiences that lays at the heart of any art practice.

Modernity and resistance


Philosophic art practices within modernity is a form of resistance to institutional types of identity construction. Subjects of creative content move into modes of self-definition and control of identity politics. It deconstructs the functional ascriptive roles of structural functionalism.”


There is a primordial sense of representing that transcends the rational process. That the self in society, arguably, is unable to understand the complex nature of world politics. That is the narratives of globalization and the complex interdependency of consumption.

Philosophical art practices and its manifest representations.


Intuitional logic and semantic connections enable a sense of personal identity. However this is constrained through the various media informational channels. Furthermore, what brings content to individual lives manifests as economic production. However what transcends or for materialists supervenes may only ever be a for visual representation. Therefore art can offer profound insights into these questions. Pragmatics of art may be that it has a general sense of referencing simple objects, such as outdoor sculpture as a way of making sense of the cultural form of life that constructs identity.

To reflect on movement and stillness.
Camel legs are positioned under the mountain. View the series titled ‘EIGHT THOUSANDERS’ that is a survey of the Himalayas mountains over eight thousand meters.

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