The Magician's Garden


Portland-based artist Josh Keyes showcased his work, The Magician's Garden, at the Fecal Face Dot Gallery. This gallery was one of the first to support him, so it is no surprise that Keyes is back at FFDG. The Magician’s Garden deals with issues relating to genetically modified plants and organisms, which can be seen through his odd creatures. Keyes’ website shares that his work "is a hybrid of eco-surrealism and dystopian folktales that express a concern for our time and the Earth’s future." How many abnormalities can you spot?







Josh Keyes’ website
via [Arrested Motion]





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