Online platforms today has created a social dilemma, especially among young children, such that the individual obtains better outcomes following strategies that over time will lead to suboptimal outcomes for the collective. Teens, as well as adults lost the ability to calm and soothe themselves spiritually, with real-world reflection, activities, and relationships. Instead, they deal with challenging emotions by turning to social media for distraction and entertainment.
November 27, 2021
With a deep connectedness to the city of Cincinnati, D_FALT offers a modern, colorful perspective to the streets he loves. Showcasing his unique skills in design, programming, and mixed media fabrication, this 3D piece is part mechanical and part handmade from high quality PVC board, resin, and acrylic paint.
Combining the rich skills in graphic design, programming, mechanical programming, and multimedia fabrication, this piece has become one of D_FALT’s iconic works. The dynamic depth of Cincinnati’s cityscape and landscape are accurately portrayed and constructed into an approachable, modern piece of art.
In a world that celebrates perfection in celebrities and social media influencers, this portrait “billboard” celebrates authenticity. The rich texture from D_FALT’s custom engineered air-crete highlights this authentic, unfiltered beauty that’s found within every ‘common person’ we otherwise pass on the street… leaving unrecognized / untitled.
The Abstraction Kills, The Concrete Saves
February 10, 2021
Abstraction can be an entertaining and useful activity. But every abstraction falsifies reality simply because it is an abstraction – it is a one-sided emphasis on certain aspects of the real at the expense of neglecting or even denying others. That is not necessarily harmful as long as we remember what we have done. But the abstraction, being simpler and more manageable than the real world, is a seductive fantasy, and the temptation to ignore messy reality and attempt to replace it with a clean and neat dreamworld.