SYNTHIA

2016-2017

SYNTHIA WM
Synthia, 
2016

Digital collage. 420 x 297mm

EDITION – 1/50

Limited Giclée print available to purchase here:

http://twymandesign.bigcartel.com/product/synthia

This piece comprises of 88 individual images, from source material from the 1904 edition ‘Electric Lighting and Power Distribution’.

With this work I wanted to recreate a traditional portrait setting, within a very alien environment to make a scene that is both familiar yet other worldly.

‘Entity’ artwork for Nexus book publication

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At this years Urban Art Fair, I was approached by Pete Trainor – author and director of Nexus, the human centred design company.

He really thought the style of my work would sit nicely alongside the ethos of his forthcoming book entitled ‘HIPPO – The Human Focused Digital Book’

After a few discussions we reached an agreement, and the first run of the book will feature the digital collage ‘Entity’. The first run is due for release this Autumn 2016.

About the book:

‘From London to Laos, Mumbai to Manchester, Nunavut to Nairobi, digital has crept into our lives and so deeply has it penetrated us, that it has completely redesigned it. Hill stations in Nepal’s Himalaya, desert posts in Africa’s savannahs, in the deep oceans and the high sky’s, technology is now as elemental in our landscape and as much a part of the ether as the wind and falling rain. It’s not going to stop.

Due to the natural breath of evolution, and the way civilisations progress, we are about to zip-line, and thus: observe more change in the next ten years, than of the last hundred. But how do we stop this accelerating transformation from eroding away our good qualities? Our humanity? The answers rest in the design process, but when has philosophy and psychology ever been considered in the design stage of digital?

Revisiting the fundamental questions, and incorporating the philosophical fields as well as finally considering the biological ramifications of digital design, we are able to press pause and re-evaluate our direction, and re-align with a course – one that is in flow and is able to cater toward our potential as people, encourage us on, through… and into the beyond. Keep consuming? Or become active? Enlightenment or entitlement? The choice is still ours.’

A1 Open Exhibition

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Following up from a successful Urban Art Fair, comes the A1 Open Exhibition, Whitstable, Kent.

I will exhibiting 2 pieces throughout the duration ‘REM cycle’ and ‘Hand of War’, both will be on public view at the Horsebridge Centre 22 July – 7 August 2016 alongside hundreds of other artists submissions, all A1 sized.

The exhibition that brings together a breadth of mediums and styles, a great showcase rich with talent. The exhibition includes photographs, oil paintings, etchings, screen prints, drawings, textile work, glass and street art.

My 2 pieces will be available to buy as limited edition giclee prints or simply to come and view.

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Inti-M8

2016-2017

INTI-M8 copy WM

Inti-M8, 2016

Digital Collage / drawing

This concept piece contains elements of source material from a Reader’s Digest repair manual, made from 92 individual ‘parts’.

It aims to highlight the possibility of computers reaching an emotional level similar to that of human beings.

Available as a limited edition giclee print here:

http://www.upandcomingart.co.uk/collections/jamie-twyman

Metasis

2016-2017

BUTTERFLY WM

Metasis, 2016

Digital Collage (420mm x 297mm)

This collage has been made with 87 individual images, using source material from a 1972 repair manual. The definition of Metasis is change and adaption, significant to both the butterfly and the hominoid.

Limited edition giclee prints available here:

http://www.upandcomingart.co.uk/collections/jamie-twyman

Adornment

2016-2017

POWER

Adornment, 2016

Digital Collage

This piece is made from 92 images, with source material from 1949 edition ‘Electrical Power’, and an undated Dictionary of Gardening Encyclopaedia.

Limited edition giclee prints available here:

http://www.upandcomingart.co.uk/collections/jamie-twyman

Imitation I

2016-2017

Imitation I WM

Imitation I, 2015

Limited 1/50 giclée prints on archive paper

Digital collage, made with source material from the 1975 edition of ‘How It Works – Everyday Devices and Mechanisms’

This work contains 74 individual images, scanned, cut, pasted and assembled to create one single work.