Just as the Contraption series investigates social and political conspiracies, Logic investigates those same narratives through simple and complex arithmetic and weirdness.
Norman Rockwell has always been an influence in my work. My early days as a commercial illustrator was guided by Rockwell’s stylistic characterization in his famous Saturday Evening Post covers. In preparing to promote the upcoming 5th Anniversary of the World Wide Art Federation, a trash talking live performance art competition where artist dress up and boast their skills and paint against each other, I returned to a classic composition. I was thinking to use Rockwell’s famous “Gossip” to address how members of the WWAF would spread insults leading up the art battle.. At the same time, I was thinking of how technology plays a role today in the spread of a rumor.
I built a pyramid as a tribute to the funkmasters that summoned me to Atlanta, The Dungeon Family.
"I was watching it and there was this segment on pyramids. They were saying the pyramids were probably created by aliens because of all of the mathematics that went into making it," he says. “For some reason, the Dungeon Family occurred to me at that moment [because of the way] they take bits and pieces of things and mix it together. They have black righteousness and then they [add] some funk shit, then they have some street shit…. It’s a very American way of doing things.”