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Artist Jamal De Jong
Fine Art Photography
My perception of sound is inadequate, so I create art to satisfy my imaginative curiosity about the dilapidation of sound waves as it enters the deaf ear. My process of creativity is spontaneous but at the same time premeditated with the use of charcoal, acrylic and oil to alleviate my inquisitiveness. Its bodily actions modify the viewer into a much greater level of visual attention as deaf people are to nonverbal gestures of others, even at 100 milliseconds faster than the general population.
Exploration with diverse materials in these series of paintings led me to an unexpected surprise behind the lens, an ostensibly self-made perfect picture. Perhaps it is meant to show its true personality under the light proverbial to our territory. Should we acknowledge within ourselves the false picture we present and show the true being of who we really are? That is to say, there is nothing to hide but to just be you regardless of your disability.