mark dorf reveals digital impositions on natural landscapes
mark dorf reveals digital impositions on natural landscapes mark dorf reveals digital impositions on natural landscapes
nov 03, 2013

mark dorf reveals digital impositions on natural landscapes

mark dorf reveals digital impositions on natural landscapes
all images courtesy of mark dorf




the intrusion of technology on daily routine and culture has transformed both society and surroundings into a matrix of digitized matter. an undeniable dependency on the internet for navigation and information has motivated american artist mark dorf to examine the paradigm shift thorough a creative medium. he has created a series of images that reveal natural landscapes of forests and mountains intermingled with collage, 3D rendering, and primitive 3D scanning technology. by appropriating geometric and synthetic forms onto the photos of the woodland environment,  ‘//_path’  creates a mysterious dichotomy between reality and digital imagery. the collection of photo manipulations acknowledges a compelling aspect of our ever-increasing reliance on technology, as dorf explains, ‘it is no longer about logging on or off, but rather living within the realms and constructs of the internet for our newest generation of inhabitants.’


























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