Mindscapes are interior landscapes—paintings exploring the realms and technologies of perception (science, aesthetics, and consciousness) and the technologies of instinct (symbolism, myths, dreams, and the psyche). These abstract and surreal paintings are visual poems about our embedded reality, in contrast to a perceived separate reality. They explore the foundations and the structures of consciousness, interior realms of perception and various ways of knowing and being. .
"Most of these paintings evolve as a group, though usually not one at a time in sequence, but more or less asynchronous... parallel to each other, over a period of time. The themes range from human instincts, desire and the will to power, altered states of consciousness and perception, physics and quantum mechanics, aesthetics, symbology, mythology and/or dream-states." -RQ
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