Akira Fujimoto

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Kilgore vs Water

正義の象徴を水で破壊。
誰もが知る象徴的なオブジェクトを再記号化する「RECODE 02: Transition」シリーズ。
絵画の構成要素である絵具、描画の二要素を、記号と化学変化に置きかえる現代絵画表現。

Akira Fujimoto uses water to dissolve the print of Lt. Col. William "Bill" Kilgore in the movie called "Apocalypse Now", a symbol of justice.
This is the contemporary art expression that substitute a color and drawing, which are basic two elements of painting, for a symbol and chemical reaction.
One of the "RECODE 02: Transition" series that is an attempt to symbolize a well-known object into something new.