I believe there is a deep lineage between modern art and the digital image. In essence there is something foreboding about the way the history of images feeds upon itself. It appears as if reality and images are always competing to see which of the two can be the most unimaginable.
My work functions as a bridge between my fascination of reductionist approaches in abstract art and the influence it has on the creation of algorithms that make digital representations of reality.
Jan Pieter Fokkens received an M.F.A. from the Burren College of Art National University of Ireland Galway and a B.F.A. from Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, The Netherlands. His work has exhibited in Amsterdam at W139 and Galerie De Praktijk and he is represented by Gallery Victor Armendariz.