Here’s a piece on madness and mental health, done during lockdown. It’s one of my Antiselfies. For the ones who don’t know. This is a Baudrillardian simulacra of an expressionist painting, as are all my antiselfies. It was done from a drawing that I glitched … Continue readingAbout my antiselfies
All these works are produced using a mix of digital and computational techniques. They are designed as Baudrillardian Simulacra, and explore what tech can offer me as an artist. They are finally rendered on canvas and framed with fake distressed frames to complete the simulacrum. … Continue readingSelf ACTUALISATION and anti selfies
…and systems and stuff (in work). I ended up veering of this script completely, but here’s what i had written down. Good morning it’s interesting to be asked to do this talk because I’m not famous I’m not excessively rich and I’ve not been hugely … Continue readingText of a talk I gave on MY experience of my own creative process…
We are at the turn of a decade, a point in the calendar that people use to celebrate and reflect. It helps us regulate our lives by referring to waypoints in that span of 80 odd summers through which we wander. We use significant numbers … Continue readingWelcome to the intelligent 20s, or why Art Teaching isn’t ready for the new era
A lot of writing has been done on how narcissistic selfie culture is and indeed it’s a valid interpretation. The notion that someone feels their life is of interest to others does display a degree of narcissism. My take on selfies and selfie culture is … Continue readingRomanticism and Selfie culture
I was recently thinking about how oncoming death affects artists and their creativity and I remarked how struck I was by the sadness in late Rembrandt self portraits and how they reflect my own current state of mind. A long chain of associative thinking got … Continue readingHaunted selfies; the digital Dorian Gray – works for sale
This post is about my Modern Beauty exhibition, details of which can be found here. The work I do is aimed at you. I don’t make it for galleries and dealers, but that, of course, is where they have to be displayed in order to … Continue readingMy work
Short radio interview on Brooklands Radio in Surrey.
Available on all major services, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, Deezer, Amazon and others. Just search for Richard F Adams. Track Listing 1 Coffee Shop Waltzer – a simple waltz, just for fun. 7:49 2 Diamond Waterfalls – atmospheric space music 6:30 3 Train Time – … Continue readingNew Album is out now
I very excited to have an exhibition of work coming up at Haslemere museum in March 2018. http://www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk/ Haslemere is 45 minutes from London Waterloo by rail (Portsmouth Line) or 30 down the A3 if you join it from the M25 at Cobham.