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'Emoji' Painting Series

This painting series explores contemporary symbolism – Emoji.

I was interested in investigating the significance of the ways we communicate online by using Emoji,

which have become a huge part of our global visual language.

Through this series of paintings, I am translating something digital and quick into something that is slowly, precisely and traditionally painted on canvas.

These symbols represent globalization in a sense of communication across the world with one recognizable visual language.​ (contemporary global hieroglyphs)

Almost all painted elements are emojis - examining how significance of technology can be applied to painting and communicating ideas.

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