MANDEMik's Shop Announcement

MANDEM is a symbiotic pair of artists, Moco/Maize. Our work deals with transmutation and evolution -- capturing the metamorphic moments of life where everything changes, and telling the stories of multivalent, multi-textured, variegated things.

Recent Releases:
» Book: Homer and Telemachus by Scott Locke (Cover Art)
» Book: Turning Night by Nico Murray (Cover Art)
» Dragon-Con: Horror/Dark Fantasy Track (Official Artwork)
» Magazine: Irregular Magazine, Issue #12 ("Heroes & Villains" Cover)
» CD: Home by Michael Shulman (Cover Art & Layout)
» CD: A Light in the Distance by Eternal Essence (Cover Art)
» Book: Abney Park's Airship Pirates by Cakebread & Walton (Interior Art)
» Book: Ruined Empires by Cakebread & Walton (Cover & Interior Art)
» CD: Ethernaut [Remastered Edition] by The Crüxshadows (Cover Art)

Artist Statement:
My work is a transdigital exploration of metamorphoses, multivalency, and anachronism. I aim to capture ambiguous moments of transcendence, hinting at a mythos that viewers must (re)create for themselves. My work originates with digital art techniques, but incorporates traditional mediums in a dynamic workflow that dances between computer and canvas, layering physical media over digital grounds or converting paints into digital textures. The result is work that transcends genre both in content and in technique.

My interest in destabilizing genre — both in terms of content and medium — draws heavily from my personal identity as a queer feminist. I'm interested in subtle ways to defy comfortable expectations by, for example, creating a canvas that cannot be easily identified as either a print or a painting. My subject matter is also liminal, featuring characters of uncertain biological identity, blurring the lines between genders and between humans, animals, and machines.

This shop accepts Etsy Gift Cards.