encountering mystery of a personal kind through impressions, dialogue, little ways, obscurity, and peculiar sorts of narratives
Author: MCKNZ JSPR
MCKNZ JSPR is an artist concerned with mysticism of the everyday.
His method generally employs impressionistic and collage techniques , but acknowledges strong aesthetics in any genre.
McKenzie is an artist concerned with mysticism of the everyday.
His process generally employs impressionistic and collage techniques , but acknowledges strong aesthetics in any genre.
[ In the projects The Desert, Young, and the forthcoming, Corazón, McKenzie crafts mosaics of sound. These collections of fragments orchestrate a movement of an individual person through different spaces or rooms.
The resulting art is akin and draws influence from the work of artists such as Andrew Bird, Ben Howard, Sufjan Stevens, Nick Drake, David Crosby, Bruce Hornsby, Kristian Matsson, Robin Pecknold, Nico Muhly, Justin Vernon, James Blake, Thom Yorke, José González, Henry Jamison, Mike MacDonald, Cooper Casale, Andrew Huang, Chris DuPont, Alanna Boudreau, Sameer Gadhia, Alexi Murdoch, Antoni Gaudi, T.S. Eliot, Rabindranath Tagore, Claude Debussy, Scott Joplin, Erroll Garner, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, John Donne, Toni Morrison, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, Flannery O'Connor, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, M.C. Escher, Mark Tansey, Theaster Gates, Julie Mehretu, Arvo Pärt, Elias Marechal…
Like these individuals, McKenzie focuses on creating diverse instrumental and ambient textures beneath a rich narrative. ]