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Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Thoughts on Existentialism w. Oliver de Sagazan, Artist of Issue #1

Previous Artist of Issue #1

Olivier de Sagazan is most recognized for his performance art utilizing clay and paint. Since 1999, he has actively been performing his Transfiguration series which involves building clay and paint onto his face and body and then destroying it.

Existentialists and intellects alike do not have to dig too deep to derive some sort of symbolism here – underneath all of the layers of being human, we are actually just animals and our perceived notion of identity is but a fleeting thought…